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Mastering VMware vSphere 5.5 by Josh Atwell, Matt Liebowitz, Forbes Guthrie, Nick Marshall, Scott Lowe

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Chapter 12

Balancing Resource Utilization

Virtualization with VMware vSphere is, among other things, about getting better utilization of your computing resources within a single physical host. vSphere accomplishes this by letting you run multiple instances of a guest operating system on a single physical host. However, it's also about getting better resource utilization across multiple physical hosts, and that means shifting workloads between hosts to balance the resource utilization. vSphere offers a number of powerful tools for helping administrators balance resource utilization.

In this chapter, you will learn to

  • Configure and execute vMotion ...

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