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VMware vCloud Director Cookbook by Daniel Langenhan

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Choosing the right Allocation Model

This section helps us determine which Allocation Model is needed to use with which OvDC.

Getting ready

We need an organization in which we can create OvDCs, and we need one or more PvDCs that we can take resources from.

How to do it...

Determining the right Allocation Model isn't easy, and it takes some thinking to find the right one. Therefore, this section will ask you the following questions to help you determine what Allocation Model you need:

  • Do you need a fixed allocation of memory and CPU? Did the customer buy a dedicated cluster or resource allocation?

    Fixed allocations normally occur if customers buy clusters or a certain allocation they would like to use. The Allocation Model and the Reservation Pool would ...

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