chenrui39
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Memory usage of virtual machines in vsphere

I see that the memory usage in Vsphere is very different from that seen in OS. Why?

sphere  average 3.512%

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os  62.8%

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daphnissov
Immortal
Immortal

This is because the hypervisor has a different way of measuring memory utilized than the guest OS. When in doubt, always use what the guest reports.

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sjesse
Leadership
Leadership

Look at something like this

Consumed Host Memory vs Active Guest Memory

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