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.
Note: Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 7.0 Update 2 and Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 7.0 Update 3 are also available.
The book covers new features as well as updating and expanding on topics covered in previous versions.
These topics include:
- Persistent memory (PMem), including using PMem with NUMA and vNUMA
- Getting the best performance from NVMe and NVME-oF storage
- AMD EPYC processor NUMA settings
- Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) 2.0
- Automatic space reclamation (UNMAP)
- Host-Wide performance tuning (aka, “dense mode”)
- Power management settings
- Hardware-assisted virtualization
- Storage hardware considerations
- Network hardware considerations
- Memory page sharing
- Getting the best performance from iSCSI and NFS storage
- vSphere virtual machine encryption recommendations
- Running storage latency-sensitive workloads
- Running network latency-sensitive workloads
- Network I/O Control (NetIOC)
- DirectPath I/O
- Microsoft Virtualization-Based Security (VBS)
- Selecting virtual network adapters
- vCenter database considerations
- The vSphere HTML5 Client
- VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager
- VMware vSAN performance
The book can be found here.
Also, refer to Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 7.0 Update 2 and Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 7.0 Update 3.
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