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Extreme Performance Series at VMworld 2019

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  I’m excited to announce that the “Extreme Performance Series” is back for its 7th year with 14 sessions created and being presented by VMware’s best and most distinguished performance engineers, principals, architects, and gurus. You do not want to miss this years program as it’s chock full of advanced content, practical advice, and exciting Read more...

Extreme Performance Series at VMworld 2018

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  I’m excited to announce that the “Extreme Performance Series” is back for its 6th year with 14 sessions created and being presented by VMware’s best and most distinguished performance engineers, principals, architects and gurus. You do not want to miss this years program as it’s chalk full of advanced content, practical advice and exciting Read more...

What’s New in Performance – VMware vSphere 6.7

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Underlying each release of VMware vSphere are many performance and scalability improvements. The vSphere 6.7 platform continues to provide industry-leading performance and features to ensure the successful virtualization and management of your entire software-defined datacenter. The What’s New in Performance for vSphere 6.7 white paper highlights significant scale and performance items such as: 2x increase Read more...

The Extreme Performance Series at VMworld 2017

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I’m excited to announce that the “Extreme Performance Series” is back for its 5th year, and with 7 additional sessions, it’s our largest year ever! These sessions are created and presented by VMware’s best and most distinguished performance engineers, principals, architects and gurus. You do not want to miss these advanced sessions. Read more...

Virtual Machine vCPU and vNUMA Rightsizing – Rules of Thumb

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[Updated 18 July 2019 – correction in the example where only compute is considered for vNUMA] [Updated 20 Oct 2017 – ‘NEW’ with Memory Considerations] Using virtualization, we have all enjoyed the flexibility to quickly create virtual machines with various virtual CPU (vCPU) configurations for a diverse set of workloads.  But as we virtualize larger Read more...