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vSphere Virtual Machine Management

By : Rebecca Fitzhugh
Book Image

vSphere Virtual Machine Management

By: Rebecca Fitzhugh

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
vSphere Virtual Machine Management
About the Author
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Chapter 9. Balancing Resource Utilization and Availability

A vSphere administrator may choose to automate the process of balancing the virtual machine workload using DRS and Storage DRS. High Availability provides vital protection against ESXi host failure and certain types of virtual machine failure. It is important to understand how these features work and how they are configured.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • DRS overview

  • DRS configuration

  • HA overview

  • HA configuration

  • SDRS overview

  • SDRS configuration