Primary Site - Virtualized: Expandability

Virtualizing the infrastructure also allows for future workload increases. The following chart demonstrates increasing both application server processor core assignments from eight to twelve and increasing the web server processor core assignments from four to eight.

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

 

LB1

LB2

WS1

WS2

AS1

AS2

AS3

MS1

MS2

M3

MS4

MS5

MS6

Total

HS1

2

 

8

 

12

 

 

2

 

 

2

 

 

26

HS2

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

2

 

 

2

 

16

HS3

 

2

 

8

 

 

12

 

 

2

 

 

2

26

Even with the expanded workload assignments, the infrastructure can still accommodate one machine being offline while still remaining at full operational capacity.

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

 

LB1

LB2

WS1

WS2

AS1

AS2

AS3

MS1

MS2

M3

MS4

MS5

MS6

Total

HS1

2

 

8

 

12

 

12

2

 

 

2

 

2

40

HS2

 

2

 

8

 

12

 

 

2

2

 

2

 

28

HS3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0