Configuring ESXi Host maximum number of vCPUs on a single core and virtual machines per host

In a non-production environment I was required to create a large number of small workload virtual machines on a ESXi hosts. Following provisioning of the virtual machines and during the power on stage I received the following error message to which I was no longer able to power on additional virtual machines on a particular host … More Configuring ESXi Host maximum number of vCPUs on a single core and virtual machines per host

Calculate vCPU to pCPU ratio for Hosts using PowerCLI

In some capacity planning scenarios, statistical information is not taken into account and the management of resources through best efforts can become a  rule of thumb scenario. In the case, of CPU resource the concept of vCPU to CPU ratio has been discussed as a possible method. Using PowerCLI I was able to produce the ratio … More Calculate vCPU to pCPU ratio for Hosts using PowerCLI