VMmark digs in with Woodcrest

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Bruce Herndon does some scaling tests with VMmark on a HP DL380G5 server with the new Intel Woodcrest dual-core processors. The different workloads (mail server, java server, database, web server, and file server)  have different scaling characteristics, depending on their need for CPU, memory, disk, and network capacity. He also looks at the scaling of Read more...

Performance Tuning Best Practices for ESX Server 3

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From Aravind Pavuluri on the VMware performance blog, VROOM! Link: VROOM!: Performance Tuning Best Practices for ESX Server 3 Over time a number of customers have been asking us for a single comprehensive ESX performance tuning guide that would encompass its CPU, memory, storage, networking, resource management and DRS, component optimizations. Finally we have the Read more...