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vSphere Design Best Practices by Christopher Kusek, Brian Bolander

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Workload profiles

Every business critical application carries with it a function, workload, and profile; consider a business critical application such as a unique and beautiful snowflake. Putting that analogy aside for a moment, all snowflakes are ice crystals and carry with them more common characteristics than they do unique ones, which allows us to profile our workloads enabling a consistent architecture to design and deploy.

All applications will require CPU, memory, storage, and network resources; the application will help to define exactly how much of each resource is required.

Designing for Microsoft Exchange

Over time, the Exchange server has made significant modifications to its architecture shifting which resources are required over that ...

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