Primary Site - Virtualized - Failover Scenario

Among the advantages of virtualization is the redundancy that can be built in to the system. The following diagram reflects a possible failover scenario that remains at full operational capacity while evacuating all workloads from one server from an unplanned outage or planned maintenance windows.

 

The following chart shows the processor assignment-workload association. This distribution demonstrates maintaining fully operational functionality while one host is offline.

VM-to-Host Processor/Core(s) - 3 Hosts - Failover Scenario

 

LB1

LB2

WS1

WS2

AS1

AS2

AS3

MS1

MS2

M3

MS4

MS5

MS6

Total

HS1

2

 

4

 

8

 

 

2

 

 

2

 

2

22

HS2

 

2

 

4

 

8

8

 

2

2

 

2

 

28

HS3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0