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VMware Horizon 6 Desktop Virtualization Solutions by Andre Leibovici, Jason Langone, Chuck Mills, Ryan Cartwright

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Working with VMware vSphere maximums

A strong case can be made that while VMware vSphere is by far the industry-leading hypervisor platform for server virtualization, its current maximums could be limiting in terms of mega-scale VDI environments. The following is a list of vCenter maximums taken from the Configuration Maximums, VMware vSphere 5.5 guide that are most relevant to a VMware View solution:

vCenter Server scalability

Maximum

Hosts per vCenter Server

1,000

Powered on virtual machines per vCenter Server

10,000

Registered virtual machines per vCenter Server

15,000

Linked vCenter Servers (pod)

10

Hosts in linked vCenter Servers

3,000

Powered on virtual machines in linked vCenter Servers

30,000

Registered virtual machines in ...

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