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