vSphere components and workflow

To provide services to the infrastructure, vSphere relies on two core components: the hypervisor, which is the virtualization layer for the complete environment, and vCenter Server, which centralizes the management of the ESXi hosts and allows administrators to automate and secure the virtual infrastructure. To complete the vSphere deployment, it is essential to know the interaction between ESXi and vCenter. Let's examine these two components to figure out their role:

  • The ESXi hypervisor is the platform on which VMs and virtual appliances run. Its primary function is to provide the resources to workloads regarding CPU and RAM, but it can also provide storage resources through vSAN. To manage the ESXi resources, ...

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