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VMWare, esxtop and hypervisor

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I have a 16 core machine with 2 either core VM's on it

I want to view esxtop and see how much CPU esx is actually using to run the 2 VM's

What is the name of the process that runs the ESX hypervisor that esxtop will display ?

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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see my EE Article on Performance


HOW TO:  Performance Monitor vSphere 4.x or 5.0

in esxtop

CPU Counters
Counter      Description
%RDY      The percentage of time that the world or group is waiting a processor to be available to execute its workload.
%USED      The percentage of CPU that is used by that world or group.
GID      Group ID
NWLD      The number of worlds in the group. When this number is greater than one,  the row can be expanded to get information on each world.
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