Using CheatSheets To Apply Best Practices

CheatSheet: Virtualization & VMware VSphere

CheatSheet: Virtualization & VMware VSphere

1.1 Typical Hypervisors

Name Command
vSphere  
kvm/kvm2  
Hyperv  
virtualbox  
vmwarefusion  

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1.2 Basic Concepts

Name Command
Thin Provisioning  
co-located  
DRS(Distributed Resource Scheduler)  
NUMA(Non-uniform memory access)  

1.3 VSphere Concepts

Name Summary
vSphere a software suite. ESXi, vSphere client and vCenter are components of vSphere
ESXi virtualization server. All the virtual machines or Guest OS are installed on the ESXi server.
vSphere client allows administrators to connect to ESXi servers and access or manage virtual machines
vCenter  
vMotion  
VMDK  
ova  

1.4 Typical Container Runtime

Name Summary
dockerd  
rkt a pod-native container engine for Linux.
CRI-O Open Container Initiative-based implementation of Kubernetes Container Runtime Interface

1.5 Storage

Name Command
vmdk a file format describes containers for virtual hard disk drives to be used in VMware Workstation or VirtualBox. wikipedia: VMDK
hatchway Persistent Storage for Cloud Native Applications. github: hatchway
vSAN  

1.6 More Resources

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