This is an automated tool that assists the user with the size and scope of a server environment supporting VMware. The sizing information and algorithms have been developed using testing and performance data on HP servers running the VMware ESX Server. This tool provides:

  • Quick and consistent methodology to determine a “best-fit” server for your environment.
  • Bill of Materials (BOM) based on user input from the selected choice of solutions

Here some installation and sizing facts:

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– Import you’re server spec list with current RAM/CPU/Disk size/NIC’s etc..

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– Configure you’re network with redundant NIC’s, and a separate (redundant) VMotion network

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– Configure a HP StorageWorks for VMFS only and select a array type

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– Configure target utilizations for the new servers

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– Select VM Limits, VMware versions, Software support etc..

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– Select target server platform which you want to use for the new environment

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Result:

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– After finishing the wizard you are able to view the solution alternative. If you want to change the configuration you can specify some specific hardware in the menu on the left side result page.

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Download: HP

 

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