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Building VMware Software-Defined Data Centers by Valentin Hamburger

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Scalability and future growth

If you are about to design your VMware SDDC you should always have growth and scalability in mind while doing so. There is a lot of options to install the needed VMware components for small, medium or even large environments, but it is important that all of them are having their own requirements and limitations.

Keep in mind that albeit there is a very good implementation of a self-service portal in vRealize, the whole SDDC can also be consumed programmatically using APIs. There is APIs for vRealize Automation and its plugins as well as for the vRealize Orchestrator. This might include a scenario where application servers get deployed on a specific day to prevent additional power. After their task is done they are ...

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