VMware vCenter Server5.5 Availability Guide
Publisher : VMware
Latest Version : February 02, 2015
A correctly architected and highly available solution provides applications with the largest amount of acceptable operational uptime by countering the impact of unplanned downtime. Although downtime can also be planned”for maintenance and patching, for example”it is the unplanned outages that have the greatest effect on production uptime. This paper will discuss the requirements of defining high availability for VMware vCenter Server on Microsoft Windows and VMware vCenter Server Appliance, with recommendations and best practices for providing acceptable levels of protection.