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VMware vSphere Design Essentials by Puthiyavan Udayakumar

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Cluster design essentials for the cloud

It's worth considering the design of the cluster. A collection of ESXi hosts forms a cluster in order to provide a platform for collection of VMs needing network and storage. Grouping of clustering ESXi streamline the utilization of product features, such as VMware vMotion, HA, FT DPM, and DRS. It is best to create a single cluster with all the 10 ESXi hosts. This is because, from an HA standpoint, numerous clusters will provide an outcome in the form of complex overhead.

This method can also decrease complications in your infrastructure and help elude the related effort of handling multiple substances. The following table illustrates the features that should be considered for your design:

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