VMware released a Technical White Paper about VMware vCloud Director 5.1 which contains Performance and Best Practices. The document is about 28 pages.
You can download it here.
VMware vCloud Director 5.1 gives enterprise organizations the ability to build secure private clouds that dramatically increase datacenter efficiency and business agility. Coupled with VMware vSphere, vCloud Director delivers cloud computing for existing datacenters by pooling virtual infrastructure resources and delivering them to users as catalog-based services. vCloud Director 5.1 helps you build agile infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud environments that greatly accelerate the time-to-market for applications and responsiveness of IT organizations.
This white paper includes vCloud Director sizing guidelines and software requirements, best practices in performance and tuning, and performance data for key vCloud Director operations.
This white paper addresses three areas regarding vCloud Director performance:
- vCloud Director sizing guidelines and software requirements
- Performance characterization and best practices for key vCloud Director operations and new features
- Best practices in performance and tuning vCloud Director Architecture
The figure above shows the deployment architecture for vCloud Director.