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How VMware Diagnoses Performance Issues with Machine Learning in a Hybrid-Cloud Environment

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As one of the top hybrid-cloud providers, VMware has the largest enterprise software-defined datacenter (SDDC) deployments—and making sure those deployments perform well is our top priority. However, managing performance diagnostics in hybrid-cloud enterprise software deployments is extremely difficult mainly due to the complicated system interaction and the numerous system-wide performance metrics to track. Read more...

Load Balancing Performance of DRS in vSphere 7.0 – A White Paper

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VMware vCenter Server 7.0 brings significant improvements over previous vCenter server versions with respect to vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS). DRS has been upgraded to adapt to a workload-centric resource management model. This is to make VMware’s compute control plane robust and better handle both traditional and modern application needs. The main goal of the new Read more...
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Bitfusion Performance Best Practices

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A guide about VMware vSphere Bitfusion performance best practices has been published. Bitfusion provides a way to share GPUs among multiple VMs—a GPU card installed in one ESXi host becomes available to all VMs in a cluster (even those on separate hosts) that have the Bitfusion client installed. In addition, Bitfusion dynamically allocates a partial Read more...
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VDI Capacity Planning with View Planner

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By Mohit Mangal, Atul Pandey, and Alok Sen Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments are on the rise due to employees working from home all over the world. VDI users can work remotely from anywhere and on any device—like tablets, thin clients, and laptops—while accessing remote desktops hosted on private data centers and in the cloud. Read more...
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Performance Best Practices Guide for vSphere 7.0

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We are pleased to announce the availability of Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 7.0. This is a comprehensive book designed to help system administrators obtain the best performance from their vSphere 7.0 deployments. The book covers new features as well as updating and expanding on topics covered in previous versions. These topics include: Persistent memory Read more...

New White Paper: Optimize Virtualized Deep Learning Performance with New Intel Architectures

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By Dave Jaffe, VMware Performance Engineering and Padma Apparao, Intel – VMware Center of Excellence A new white paper is available showing the advantages of running deep learning image classification on the 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processor compared to previous Intel processors, and to show the performance benefits of running on the VMware vSphere Read more...