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VmWare capacity planning
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  • Posted: Sat, Jan 21, 2012
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We need help with calculating and planning VmWare capacity for future network. We currently have 8 physical Win2003 servers and would like to virtualize them using VmWare free. We need help estimating how many VMware hosts we will need to virtualize 8 servers. We also need help understanding how this calculation will change when we upgrade infrastructure to Win2008 R2 servers. As we understand Win2008 uses more resources when virtualizing. We are planning to use local physical storage built in to the servers, but also can buy a NAS that is NFS of ISCSI capable.We are not sure if we can run VMS from the NAS (performance wise) but planning to use NAS for Snapshot backups via scripts. Our experience is with virtualizing 2-3 servers for SMB and we don't have practical experience on larger deployments. We would like someone who has hands on experience planning and deploying VMware infrastructure to help us. Please life experience, not just certifications. Ability to explain technical iss...

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