Resource pool , VM running in ESXI server
Posted on 2014-09-23
I have a question below questions about resource pools which is feature of VMWare Hypervisior.
1). A VM running in a ESXi server , how it uses the resource pool allocation? I mean , we might have VM which in a single ESXi host which ,might be spaned across the different resource pools. How hypervisior identifies VMs and their associated Resource pools?
2).In case of resource contention how much of resources will be assigned to the VM? I know , it all depends on the Shares what we have for a resource pool? but Question is how much of resource will be assigned to the VM from the ESXi host where it is running? Is there any calculation?
3). Is it worth using Resource pool? I dont think find any reason to use it. As we already have some vSWAP , Ballooning etc already built in the hypervisior. Can someone give me a good reason why we require it? :)