Vmware server consolidating disks
You can decrease server sprawl and increase utilization by converting your x86 servers into virtual machines that run independently from the underlying hardware.
Each virtual machine represents a complete system that can run Windows, Linux, Solaris and Net Ware operating systems and software applications; many virtual machines can run independently on the same physical server at the same time.
VMware virtualization can help your organization save more than ,000 annually for each server you virtualize.
You can also shift IT resources and budgets away from tactical maintenance to strategic projects.
The appliance powered on smoothly and I checked that the services were up and running via VDPA’s console. Eliminate over-provisioning, increase server utilization and limit the environmental impact of IT by consolidating your server hardware with VMware v Sphere with Operations Management*, VMware's virtualization platform.Server consolidation lets your organization: By consolidating your server hardware with v Sphere with Operations Management, your organization can increase existing hardware utilization from as low as 5 percent to as much as 80 percent.Running multiple workloads on highly configured x86 servers allows you to increase the utilization of your server hardware from 10 to 15 percent to as much as 80 percent.
Download the free VMware v Center Converter utility to convert physical machines to virtual machines as well as to convert virtual machine formats.Voila, I was near the solution, since the virtual disks consolidated into one disk and the VM properties disk file linked to the right vmdk file.