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Writing Performant Tagging Code: Tips and Tricks for PowerCLI

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vSphere 5.1 introduced an inventory tagging feature that has been available in all later versions of vSphere, including vSphere 6.7. Tags let datacenter administrators organize different vSphere objects like datastores, virtual machines, hosts, and so on. This makes it easier to sort and search for objects that share a tag, among other things. For example, Read more...

vCenter performance improvements from vSphere 6.5 to 6.7: What does 2x mean?

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In a recent blog, the VMware vSphere team shared the following performance improvements in vSphere 6.7 vs. 6.5: Moreover, with vSphere 6.7 vCSA delivers phenomenal performance improvements (all metrics compared at cluster scale limits, versus vSphere 6.5): 2X faster performance in vCenter operations per second 3X reduction in memory usage 3X faster DRS-related operations (e.g. Read more...

vCenter 6.5 Performance: what does 6x mean?

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At the VMworld 2016 Barcelona keynote, CTO Ray O’Farrell proudly presented the performance improvements in vCenter 6.5. He showed the following slide: As a senior performance engineer who focuses on vCenter, and as one of the presenters of VMworld Session INF8108 (listed in the top-right corner of the slide above), I have received a number Read more...