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.
Note: Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 2 is also available.
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
Also, for a summary of the new performance-related features in vSphere 6.7, refer to What’s New in Performance.