eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMwares Virtual Infrastructure 3.0.1

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMwares Virtual Infrastructure 3.0.1

VI3 offers a rather broad set of resource allocation tools. With these, we could reserve for given VMs specific CPU, memory and disk resource levels, and also define more broadly the shares of available resources to devote to particular machines or poo

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMwares Virtual Infrastructure 3.0.1

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMwares Virtual Infrastructure 3.0.1 - Performance Monitoring

VI3 offered us quite a bit of flexibility in monitoring and tracking the performance of individual VMs, particular hosts and our cluster of hosts.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMwares Virtual Infrastructure 3.0.1 - Performance Monitoring

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMwares Virtual Infrastructure 3.0.1 - VMware Converter

We used VMwares Converter application--which wouldnt run on our 64-bit Vista client--to import VMware images into our ESX servers.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMwares Virtual Infrastructure 3.0.1 - VMware Converter

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMwares Virtual Infrastructure 3.0.1 - System Mapping

VI3s system mapping tool gave us a birds eye view of the tangled web of hosts, machines and networks we wove during our testing.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMwares Virtual Infrastructure 3.0.1 - System Mapping

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