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Mastering vRealize Operations Manager

By : Chris Slater, Scott Norris
Book Image

Mastering vRealize Operations Manager

By: Chris Slater, Scott Norris

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Mastering vRealize Operations Manager
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
Just Messing Around

Chapter 6. Capacity Management Made Easy

The capacity management components of vRealize Operations Manager are a vital tool that should be in every administrator's tool shed. In Operations Manager 5.x, these features allowed administrators to easily report on critical capacity management metrics, such as the number of VMs remaining and time remaining, based on historical data. What traditionally has let some administrators down in Operations Manager 5.x is that capacity management concepts and policies were not well understood or implemented. This poor understanding of capacity management lead to capacity remaining values or reports that did not seem realistic and were hence ignored.

In this chapter, we will dive into the detail around Operations Manager's capacity management, including the major improvements made in Version 6.0. We will also cover the capacity management policies in detail and understand how they need to be tuned to your environment to ensure that the recommendations are...