VMware VSphere 5.0 Clustering: Technical Deepdive
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
, 2011 - Computers
- 348 pages
** Black & White edition **VMware vSphere 5 Clustering Technical Deepdive zooms in on three key components of every VMware based infrastructure and is by no means a "how to" guide. It covers the basic steps needed to create a vSphere HA and vSphere DRS cluster and to implement vSphere Storage DRS. Even more important, it explains the concepts and mechanisms behind HA, DRS and Storage DRS which will enable you to make well educated decisions. This book will take you in to the trenches of HA, DRS and Storage DRS and will give you the tools to understand and implement e.g. HA admission control policies, DRS resource pools, Datastore Clusters and resource allocation settings. On top of that each section contains basic design principles that can be used for designing, implementing or improving VMware infrastructures and fundamental supporting features like (Storage) vMotion, Storage I/O Control and much more are described in detail for the very first time.This book is also the ultimate guide to be prepared for any HA, DRS or Storage DRS related question or case study that might be presented during VMware VCDX, VCP and or VCAP exams.Coverage includes:HA node typesHA isolation detection and responseHA admission controlVM MonitoringHA and DRS integrationDRS imbalance algorithmResource PoolsImpact of reservations and limitsCPU Resource SchedulingMemory SchedulerDPMDatastore ClustersStorage DRS algorithmInfluencing SDRS recommendationsBe prepared to dive deep.