We are pleased to announce the availability of Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 6.7. This is a comprehensive book designed to help system administrators obtain the best performance from their vSphere 6.7 deployments.
The book covers new features as well as updating and expanding on many of the topics covered in previous versions.
- Hardware-assisted virtualization
- Storage hardware considerations
- Network hardware considerations
- Memory page sharing
- Getting the best performance with iSCSI and NFS storage
- Getting the best performance from NVMe drives
- vSphere virtual machine encryption recommendations
- Running storage latency-sensitive workloads
- Network I/O Control (NetIOC)
- DirectPath I/O
- Running network latency-sensitive workloads
- Microsoft Virtualization-Based Security (VBS)
- CPU Hot Add
- 4KB native drives
- Selecting virtual network adapters
- The vSphere HTML5 Client
- vSphere web client configuration
- Pair-wise balancing in DRS-enabled clusters
- VMware vSphere update manager
- VMware vSAN performance
The book can be found here.
Also, for a summary of the new performance-related features in vSphere 6.7, refer to What’s New in Performance.