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Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V™ Resource Kit by Janique Carbone Robert Larson and Microsoft Windows Virtualization Team

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Summary

This chapter described how to approach the third phase of a virtualization project—the assessment phase. Assessment focuses on taking a list of potential virtualization server candidates and determining which servers should be removed from the candidates list based on hardware, performance, and supported software limitations. You learned how to set performance thresholds and how to use those thresholds to make exclusion decisions.

In order to minimize the effort to assess the performance data collected in the discovery phase, the chapter provided you with an example scenario using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) solution accelerator Server Virtualization And Consolidation Wizard to perform the virtualization candidate assessment ...

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