Everybody talks about the benefits of Transparent Page Sharing in vSphere environments and how they reduce the amount of memory needed in your vSphere host. Thanks to Transparent Page Sharing memory overcommit in a production environment has become mainstream. Not long ago I’ve written these two posts: – “Memory overcommit in production” http://www.gabesvirtualworld.com/memory-overcommit-in-production-yes-yes-yes/ which explains […]
When working with the beta of vSphere, I of course saw a lot of new big features. But I thought I’d show you some little changes that take away some of the annoyance I had when working with VI3 or just improved the usability with just little changes.
As a VMware system administrator, you can monitor memory usage in the VMware Infrastructure Client (VI Client). You can also potentially free up a lot of memory throughout your virtual infrastructure by using VMware’s esxtop tool with a secure shell (SSH) client to understand which virtual machines and processes are using memory and making appropriate […]