large delta files may cause decreased virtual machine and host performance.

Posted on 2014-08-19
Last Modified: 2014-08-22
VM expert out there,
I heard that running vm in delta disk will give performance issue. Is that true? I am looking for the theoretical explanation or kb article.
Question by:sara2000
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    Yes, running on a Snapshot does cause performance issues, and you should not really run on a snapshot disk in production for a long time (no longer than 2 days!).

    HOW TO: VMware Snapshots :- Be Patient

    and because performance is poor, on the virtual disk, and datastore, CPU will increase!

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