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Setup a VMWare server esxi 6.5 best practise

Hello you guy's. I have little experiance with VMWare

At home i have a HP DL380 G6 with esxi 6.5 ans some VM's for experimanting

Now i have a cusomar who asked for a setup for his network. Two Domain contollers MS Server 2016 as a seperated network.

Ik have a budget of 7k euro for the server.

It will be a HP SERVER  but im not sure between SAS or SSD disks. I need at least 4 TB for data.

Can someone give me a cleu for the right setup for a server for the right performance?

Will be glad for an answer.


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