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Last week I got back from holiday, had a wonderful time in France with great weather. Anyway, we're looking into changing one pool with virtual desktops from one vCPU to two vCPUs. Looking a CPU load on every host in the cluster should allow that, but we are very curious what the ready time would be.

Ready time is a VM metric, but we want to know the 'average' on the whole cluster. PowerCLI to the rescue:

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  • Francesco says #
    Hi, can I retrieve the value of CPU Ready in a specific hour? I woult create a script that, invoked, retrieve this value on a spe

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Mr. @esloof did a nice tweet about this one and caught my attention. It's a very nice diagram in pdf format showing the memory management for vSphere 5. The thing I like best is the way it is set up: screenshot from esxtop, vSphere client and very clear mapping of virtual memory into physical memory. I'm printing it on A2 and stick it onto a wall and look at it from time to time. I suggest you do the same Cool. Check it out here.

2017642 vSphere5-Memory-Management-and-Monitoring-Diagram-v1-2

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This post is just a reminder for me - however, there might be a thing or two for you to pick up too...

Take a look at the image below (you can click it to enlarge):

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  • Super User says #
    is it a kind of software?
  • Viktor says #
    Also interesting...nice new layout Bouke
  • Bouke Groenescheij says #
    Hey Viktor, thanks for the feedback - also: keep 'm coming!