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VMware vSphere Design Essentials by Puthiyavan Udayakumar

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Network design essentials for the cloud

In your cloud design, you can consider the network layer as the best class to match the requirements. The network encompasses all of the network communication between the VM, ESXi, management layer, and physical network. In addition to this, you need to consider the key infrastructure potential along with networking-related aspects, such as obtainability, security, and recital.

The design of network architecture should fulfill infrastructure requirements, so here are some recommendations. Always consider:

  • Separating the networks of vSphere management, VM connectivity, vMotion traffic, and NFS in your design
  • Using VDS with at least two active physical adapter ports in your design
  • Using redundancy at the physical ...

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