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VMware vSphere Design Essentials by Puthiyavan Udayakumar

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Design considerations for management layers with industry inputs

Designing VMware vSphere is really challenging; to avoid any bottleneck, we need to learn and understand how it is really done by experienced architects in the following section. We will discuss the values and procedures that need to be followed while designing a VMware vSphere management layer, as we discussed in Chapter 1, Essentials of VMware vSphere.

Take into consideration the number of ESXi hosts and VMs we are going to have, followed by the kind of statistics we will need to maintain for our infrastructure. Sizing of server is most important from the ground up, so that we won't need to redeploy as we outgrow our infrastructure. Also, remember that our vCenter Server should ...

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