Feature request // Allocate VM between Hosts

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Re: Feature request // Allocate VM between Hosts

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Fri May 06, 2016 4:09 pm

mrpopgun, it is indeed a good feature request, as our own IT department has also asked about this capability.

Eugene wrote:The historical usage that can be used by VeeamOne is the average at best, where the replacement for DRS-like capability would require almost real-time calculations on the current state of hosts in the cluster to identify which particular one within a given time-frame has better resources assignment to handle the particular VM.

Hi Eugene , Veeam ONE stores 5 minute data samples for the past 2 weeks, so it should be enough to make these analysis, but I see your point as well.

Eugene wrote:Host utilization report is probably the best shot for the purposes described, yet again - it's a planning tool, which will not reflect the actual affect the VM will have on the host in 5, 20 or 60 min. If those are unknown, the same report will either need to be re-run again, to do the estimates with the data at hand on the actual usage, where the same is achieved when looking at resources usage on Hosts in vCenter.

I think that once we have this report, any Veeam ONE user can run it prior to provisioning new VMs or just use short time frame (2 weeks) to get any recommendations.
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