vSphere 6, Clear state

Memory management in vSphere 5 happens with following 4 states. High State: 100% of┬áminFree available (<100% and >=64%, TPS is in action) Soft State: 64% of minFree is available (<64% and >=32%, Ballooning is in action) Hard State: 32% of minFree is available (<32% and >= 16%, Compression, Page Swapping) Low State: 16% of minFree… Continue reading vSphere 6, Clear state

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ESXi 6 – minFree value

minFree is associated with High Memory state of ESXi 6 or prior to it. If you are wondering how ESXi is calculating minFree value, here is the math behind it. Value of minFree is 899 MB for the ESXi host with upto 28 GB RAM. host with more than 28 GB RAM, minFree is calculated… Continue reading ESXi 6 – minFree value

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