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This is a piction of esxtop when it is not active:

      ID      GID NAME             NWLD   %USED    %RUN    %SYS   %WAIT %VMWAIT    %RDY   %IDLE
       1        1 idle               16 1600.00 1600.00    0.00    0.00       - 1600.00    0.00
 3828473  3828473 esxtop.2167089      1    1.39    1.21    0.00  100.00       -    0.00    0.00
 3771865  3771865 btvm2 - 10.14.1    14    0.96    0.82    0.01 1400.00    0.00    0.05  816.78
 3771857  3771857 btvm1 - 10.14.1    14    0.82    0.70    0.00 1400.00    0.00    0.06  816.43
    1674     1674 hostd.9082         22    0.74    0.64    0.00 2200.00       -    0.01    0.00
      61       61 vmkapimod           9    0.09    0.07    0.00  900.00       -    0.02    0.00
 1027477  1027477 vpxa.587009        19    0.06    0.05    0.00 1900.00       -    0.02    0.00
       8        8 helper             77    0.05    0.04    0.00 7700.00       -    0.01    0.00
       2        2 system             10    0.03    0.03    0.00 1000.00       -    0.00    0.00
    1412     1412 rhttpproxy.8948    14    0.02    0.01    0.00 1400.00       -    0.01    0.00
    1342     1342 vmware-usbarbit     2    0.01    0.01    0.00  200.00       -    0.00    0.00
 1598997  1598997 sshd.909495         1    0.01    0.01    0.00  100.00       -    0.00    0.00
    2162     2162 net-lacp.9336       3    0.01    0.01    0.00  300.00       -    0.00    0.00
    1596     1596 net-lbt.9044        1    0.01    0.00    0.00  100.00       -    0.00    0.00
       9        9 drivers            12    0.00    0.00    0.00 1200.00       -    0.00    0.00

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This is esxtop when the system is active

      ID      GID NAME             NWLD   %USED    %RUN    %SYS   %WAIT %VMWAIT    %RDY   %IDLE
       1        1 idle               16  723.45 1498.97    0.00    0.00       -   47.09    0.00
 3771857  3771857 btvm1 - 10.14.1    14  468.86  402.76  141.13  949.00    7.74    0.46  361.99
 3771865  3771865 btvm2 - 10.14.1    14  446.37  381.09  136.27  959.87    5.81    2.61  374.78
 3828473  3828473 esxtop.2167089      1    1.42    1.23    0.00   95.39       -    0.01    0.00
    1674     1674 hostd.9082         22    1.14    1.03    0.00 2124.78       -    0.05    0.00
 1027477  1027477 vpxa.587009        19    0.48    0.42    0.01 1834.71       -    0.06    0.00
      61       61 vmkapimod           9    0.22    0.18    0.00  869.35       -    0.15    0.00
       2        2 system             10    0.10    0.09    0.00  966.19       -    0.01    0.00
       8        8 helper             77    0.09    0.08    0.00 7440.26       -    0.02    0.00
    1412     1412 rhttpproxy.8948    14    0.07    0.06    0.00 1352.74       -    0.02    0.00
     794      794 vmsyslogd.8602      3    0.03    0.02    0.00  289.86       -    0.01    0.00
    2162     2162 net-lacp.9336       3    0.02    0.02    0.00  289.86       -    0.01    0.00
    2498     2498 openwsmand.9540     3    0.01    0.01    0.00  289.88       -    0.00    0.00
    1342     1342 vmware-usbarbit     2    0.01    0.02    0.00  193.24       -    0.00    0.00
       9        9 drivers            12    0.01    0.01    0.00 1159.53       -    0.00    0.00

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Is the hostd_9082 process basically the hypervisor that is running at barely one percent of a core
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Hostd is the management interface.
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