Archive for August, 2011

ESXi and NUMA Locality

This article assumes that there is a basic understanding of what NUMA locality is and how that relates to an ESX(i) host. The tests below were performed with an ESXi host running version 4.1 Update 1, using 96 GB of memory and two pCPU’s. As shown below, there are two NUMA nodes. The virtual machines […]

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