What is VMWare Monitoring ?

VMware is a virtualization and cloud computing software provider. Hypervisors form the base of VMware virtualization. A hypervisor is installed on a physical server or a container, and multiplevirtual machines (VMs) run on it. The virtual environment encompasses different components such asdata centers, clusters, hosts, datastores, resource pools, and virtual machines for which comprehensive monitoring is essential to ensure constant uptime.

VMware monitoring helps to monitor the virtual environment and to locate the source of potential issues using various performance metrics.It's also crucial to keep track of key metrics like CPU, memory, storage, network, and disk for every VMware resource toavoidsudden issues. Monitoring variousVMware infrastructure components helps adminsmanage and allocate resources to warrant proper capacity planning.