VMware: How to Use and Interpret the vCloud Availability for vCloud Director Business Calculator – Part 2
This post is Part 2 of a 2-part blog series on how to best use and interpret the vCloud Availability for vCloud Director Business Calculator. Part 1 provides a broad overview of the market and VMware vCloud Availability for vCloud Director. Part 2 takes a deeper dive on how to utilize the Business Calculator.
You can access the business calculator at the Partner Central link: “vCloud Air Network Services IP”.
Capital Expenditure Modeling
On the sheet called CapEx Modeling you can change any cell highlighted GREY and with Bold Red Text
- Input your number of VM for Premium / Standard and Basic Tiers of Disaster Recovery Service.
- Input the approximate number of virtual CPU (vCPU), virtual RAM (vRAM) and storage for each VM in each Tier
- Input the contention ratio of compute (vCPU) for each tier, usually the lower the service, the higher it is contented with other resources.
The Calculator will then work out the total vCPU, vRAM and storage that would be required based on volume and contention. Other fields that are relevant are:
Read the entire article here, How to Use and Interpret the vCloud Availability for vCloud Director Business Calculator – Part 2 – VMware vCloud Blog
via the fine folks at VMware!