Configuring Virtual Machines for Java Workloads

This chapter explains principles for right-sizing VMs with Java workloads and explains how to interpret the historical data on the vSphere Web Client Workloads tab.

Additional Resources

The Enterprise Java Applications on VMware Best Practices Guide is a primary resource for virtualizing Java applications and is essential for anyone deploying enterprise Java applications on VMware. The guide covers configuration, sizing, and troubleshooting.

For more background on ESXi memory management, see Memory Virtualization Basics and Memory Resources in the vSphere 5 Documentation Center.

To add the EM4J Plug-in to your vSphere Web Client, see Installing the vSphere Web Client EM4J Plug-in. For more details about Workloads tab information, see Viewing Java Workloads in the vSphere Web Client.