Oracle Database Performance on vSphere 6.5 Monster Virtual Machines

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We have just published a new whitepaper on the performance of Oracle databases on vSphere 6.5 monster virtual machines. We took a look at the performance of the largest virtual machines possible on the previous four generations of four-socket Intel-based servers. The results show how performance of these large virtual machines continues to scale with Read more...

Virtual SAP HANA Achieves Production Level Performance

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VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger announced production support for SAP HANA on VMware vSphere 5.5 at EMC World this week during his keynote. This is the end result of a very thorough joint testing project over the past year between VMware and SAP. HANA is an in-memory platform (including database capabilities) from SAP that has enabled huge Read more...

VMware Horizon View 5.2 Performance & Best Practices and A Performance Deep Dive on Hardware Accelerated 3D Graphics

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VMware Horizon View 5.2 simplifies desktop and application management while increasing security and control and delivers a personalized high fidelity experience for end-users across sessions and devices. It enables higher availability and agility of desktop services unmatched by traditional PCs while reducing the total cost of desktop ownership and end-users can enjoy new levels of Read more...

vCenter Server 5.1 Database Performance with Large Inventories

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  Better performance, lower latency, and streamlined statistics are just some of the new features you can expect to find in the vCenter Server in version 5.1. The VMware performance team has published a paper about vCenter Server 5.1 database performance in large environments. The paper shows that statistics collection creates the biggest performance impact on the Read more...

VMware vCenter Server Performance and Best Practices for vSphere 4.1

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VMware recently released a white paper on performance and best practices for vCenter Server in VMware vSphere 4.1. This paper addresses four common areas of concerns regarding vCenter Server performance: Performance improvements in vSphere 4.1 compared to vSphere 4.0 vCenter Server sizing guidelines and software requirements Best practices in performance monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting Case Read more...