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vSphere Virtual Machine Management by Rebecca Fitzhugh

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Chapter 10. Virtual Machine Design

This final chapter incorporates many of the topics discussed throughout the book. Now, it's time to focus on how the administrator should move forward in the creation and deployment of virtual machines. A review of our virtual machine resources as well as selecting a provisioning method is discussed here.

In this chapter, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Which method should be used to provision the virtual machines
  • Virtual hardware and resource configuration
  • Other configuration considerations

Comparing provisioning methods

It is very possible that many of the virtual machines deployed in your environment will have similar requirements. If this is true for your environment, then it is advantageous and easy ...

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