Virtual Machine Placement

The process of selecting the most suitable host upon which to deploy a virtual machine is called virtual machine placement. When you attempt to deploy a virtual machine using VMM, a list is created of all the managed host servers where the virtual machine can be placed. Each host is given a star rating, from zero to five stars, indicating its suitability for the given virtual machine. This star rating is based on the VM’s hardware and resource requirements and each host’s ability to fulfill these requirements. Host ratings also take resource maximization, fault tolerance, and load balancing into consideration.

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If a virtual machine has been configured using the Make This VM Highly Available option, it can only be ...

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