VMware vSphere

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    The infrastructure used to perform tests and take measurements is described below:

    • vCenter Servers: 20
    • Clusters: 140
    • Hosts: 890
    • VMs: 20,000
    • Datastores: 2300

    Measurement Results

    Report

    Time Taken to Generate

    vSphere Infrastructure Assessment

    Datastore Performance Assessment

    10 - 15 min

    VM Change Rate Estimation

    5 - 10 min

    VM Configuration Assessment

    10 - 15 min

    Infrastructure Chargeback

    VM Configuration Chargeback

    < 5 min

    VM Performance Chargeback

    5 - 10 min

    Host Resource Usage Chargeback

    10 - 15 min

    Host Configuration Chargeback

    5 - 10 min

    vSphere Overview

    Cluster Configuration

    < 5 min

    Datastore Capacity

    < 5 min

    Datastore Configuration

    < 5 min

    Datastore Space Usage History

    30 - 35 min

    Guest Disk Free Space

    5 - 10 min

    Host Configuration

    < 30 sec

    Hypervisor Version

    < 1 min

    Infrastructure Overview

    < 5 min

    VMs Configuration

    < 5 min

    VMs Growth

    < 5 min

    vSphere Monitoring

    Alarms Current State Overview

    < 5 min

    Alarms Overview

    < 5 min

    Cluster Hosts Performance

    5 - 10 min

    Cluster Performance

    < 5 min

    Datastore Performance

    < 30 sec

    Host Performance

    < 30 sec

    Host Uptime

    < 5 min

    Multiple Clusters Performance

    < 5 min

    Resource Pool and vApp Performance

    < 30 sec

    VM Performance

    < 1 min

    VMs Uptime

    5 - 10 min

    vSphere Optimization

    Active Snapshots

    < 1 min

    Garbage Files

    < 5 min

    Idle Templates

    < 1 min

    Idle VMs

    < 1 min

    Inefficient Datastore Usage

    < 5 min

    Orphaned VM Snapshots

    < 1 min

    Oversized VMs

    < 5 min

    Powered Off VMs

    10 - 15 min

    Undersized VMs

    < 5 min

    vSphere Capacity Planning

    Capacity Planning

    10 – 15 min

    Host Failure Modelling

    < 1 min

    How Many More VMs Can Be Provisioned

    15 - 20 min

    Over-provisioned Datastores

    < 30 sec

    vSphere Configuration Tracking

    Infrastructure Changes Audit

    5 - 10 min

    Infrastructure Changes by Object

    40 – 45 min

    Permissions by Object

    < 1 min

    Permissions by User

    < 5 min

    vCloud Director

    Catalogs Overview

    < 5 sec

    Multiple Organizations vDC Performance

    < 5 min

    Multiple vApps Performance

    < 5 min

    Organization Configuration

    < 1 min

    Organization vDC Performance

    < 30 sec

    Provider vDC Performance

    < 30 sec

    vApp Configuration

    < 5 sec

    vApp Performance

    < 5 sec

    VM Performance

    < 30 sec

    VMs Uptime

    5 - 10 min

    Custom Reports

    Inventory

    < 10 min

    vSphere Custom Performance

    < 5 min

    vSphere Raw Performance Data

    30 - 35 min