This paper provides an updated guide to vSphere 7.0 users on different power policies’ performance and power tradeoffs. It provides insights regarding the power management capabilities of VMware vSphere through experimental results obtained on the latest processors using several modern workloads.
Ranjan Hebbar is a member of the technical staff in the vSphere Performance team. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville (2021), with a focus on improving CPU efficiency by proposing and evaluating several PMU-events driven DVFS techniques. His current research interests span computer architecture, CPU power management, application characterization, throughput computing, and compiler evaluation.