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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

An Introduction to capacity management for Operations Manager policies

The first and most important aspect to cover with capacity management in Operations Manager is policies, which are the kings. The calculations and recommendations for all areas of capacity management are directly related to what policy options are configured and currently active on the selected resource.

It is highly improbable that one policy is suitable for all workload types such as server, VDI, production, dev/test, and so on. It is important to understand when defining policies that the configuration is usually a trade-off of performance versus utilization. An example of this is shown in the following figure:

The initial policy configuration wizard

A handy new feature with vROps 6.0 is the initial policy configuration wizard, which allows administrators to quickly set some of the major policy decisions when adding their first vSphere environment. The wizard helps configure some of the major policy decisions that often...