This page is meant for performance testing and sizing information for running VMware® software on Dell™ servers. In the labs at Dell many performance tests are run to provide information for customers to use in deciding which Dell server should be used.

As TechCenter community members add their own testing information, the intent is for this page to become an excellent resource to aid in determining what are the current best solutions for VMware software on Dell servers. Ask questions or comment on this page.

Server Comparison Performance Testing

Benchmark-based Testing - These tests were conducted with standardized tests:

Multiple Workload Testing - These tests were conducted with workloads against Microsoft® SQL Server®, LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), and Microsoft Windows® File Server virtual machines (VMs): 


VMware Feature-specific Performance - Testing of the performance of a specific feature: