How to Right Size your VMFS Datastores in vSphere?

As of time of writing this article we have lots of information on the datastore sizing especially for VMFS. This hasn’t changed too much with new versions of VMFS and if you have taken into account a good buffer of slack space (Usually vary between 20%-30% per VMFS) you should Continue Reading →

Calculating VMware HA % Based Admission Control Policy

With vSphere 4.0, VMware introduced the ability to specify a percentage next to a number of host failures and a designated failover host. This was a single value for CPU and memory. With vSphere 5.0, this has changed as it is now possible to select different percentages for CPU and Continue Reading →