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VMware vSphere Design Essentials by Puthiyavan Udayakumar

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Designing VMware vSphere for your cloud

In this section, we will consider target server consolidation, the server infrastructure's resource optimization, rapid provisioning, and server standardization. This standardization will, in turn, focus on reducing the operational overhead and total cost of ownership by simplifying the administration tasks and getting rid of complex processes when designing vSphere for your cloud. The main four pillars that should be looked at are Compute resources, Storage resources, Networking resources, and Security resources.

In your design, you can express rough policies for each part of the traffic that moves across a vNIC, growing the perceptibility within virtual data center traffic while offering deviations to physical ...

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