VMotion and Storage VMotion : What These Are and How They Work
VMware VMotion and Storage VMotion are products that allow the live migration of virtual machines among various physical servers, while the VMs are running, with no downtime, no interruption in service, and total transaction integrity. VMotion improves the availability of VMs by enabling maintenance without incurring disruption to the business operations. It moves VMs within pools of server resources so that resources are allocated according to the priorities of the business. VMotion is an important technology for delivering and empowering a dynamic, fully automated, and completely self-optimizing data center.
How VMotion Works
VMotion and Storage VMotion allow for the dynamic and cross-physical-system alignment of compute and storage resources, so that user performance isn’t impacted by ordinary maintenance.
There are three basic technologies that allow VMotion to dynamically align resources according to business priorities. First, it leverages the encapsulation of the…
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