From the Back Cover
ENHANCE VMWARE PERFORMANCE TO KEEP DATA CENTERS RUNNING SMOOTHLY VMware vSphere is the most widely used virtualization technology in the world and offers robust mechanisms for performance tuning. This Sybex guide provides a comprehensive overview of the interaction of the vSphere platform with computing, storage, and networking functions and provides guidance that helps you get the best possible performance for mission–critical virtualized environments. Read about performance design considerations for virtualized platforms Apply best–practice troubleshooting methods for VMware vSphere Build a comprehensive virtualization toolbox to increase performance Create a test lab for performance modifications and experimentation Benchmark and monitor performance in production environments Understand the interaction of vSphere with CPU, memory, storage, and network Virtualize performance–intensive applications and workloads
About the Author
Matt Liebowitz is an Advisory Solution Architect with EMC Consulting focusing on virtualizing mission–critical business applications. Christopher Kusek is a technology visionary, VMware expert, and Internet personality. Rynardt Spies is a Private Cloud Virtualization and Automation Consultant with one of the largest IT service providers in Europe.