Speed up VM – what’s new in VMware vSphere 6
VMware released an official technical guide about What’s New in VMware vSphere 6 also covering some performance improvements and how to speed up VMs. The good news – many performance improvements happen automatically.
You can find the document here: What’s New in the VMware vSphere® 6.0 Platform
To give you one example we see very often causing a performance problem in vSphere 5.x – NUMA, simplified the architecture shortening the communication way between CPU and memory. Unfortunately NUMA cannot only speed up VM’s it can also slow down massively if the VMs are too large from a resource perspective to be served by one CPU/Memory Node. You can read some amazing articles around NUMA from Frank Dennemann here.
Read the entire article here, Speed up VM – what’s new in VMware vSphere 6