Resource Management Documentation
VMware vSphere 5, VMware vSphere 4, and VMware Infrastructure 3
The VMware vSphere and VMware Infrastructure documentation suites include the Resource Management Guide, a book focused on resource allocation and resource management concepts as they apply to VMware vSphere and VMware Infrastructure environments. Use this guide to learn about virtual machine attributes and admission control, resource pools, clusters, VMware DRS, advanced resource management options, and performance considerations.
Click the links below to view the Resource Management Guide for VMware vSphere 4 and VMware vSphere 5 releases. Deutsch, Français, 简体中文, 日本語, and 한국어 sites offer localized documentation if available.
VMware ESXi 5.0 and vCenter Server 5.0
VMware ESX 4.1, VMware ESXi 4.1, and vCenter Server 4.1
VMware ESX 4.0 / VMware ESXi 4.0 Update 1 and later with vCenter Server 4.0 Update 1 and later
VMware ESX 4.0, VMware ESXi 4.0, and vCenter Server 4.0
VMware Infrastructure 3
Click the links below to view the Resource Management Guide for VMware Infrastructure 3 releases. Deutsch, 简体中文, and 日本語 sites offer localized documentation if available.
VMware ESX 3.5 / VMware ESXi 3.5 Update 2 and later with vCenter Server 2.5 Update 2 and later
VMware ESX 3.5, VMware ESXi 3.5, and vCenter Server 2.5
VMware ESX Server 3.0.1 and VirtualCenter 2.0.1
VMware ESX Server 3.0 and VirtualCenter 2.0