Virtualization and OS Sockets
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Virtualization and OS Sockets


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CA Service Desk Manager


VMWare hosts can be configured to have more than one socket.

Is CA Service Desk Manager  better configured with 1 socket with 4 cores or with 4 sockets with 1 core?


CA Service Desk Manager 17.x

Virtualized platform


Since the sockets are controlled at the OS level, CA SDM does not have the ability to tell the OS what CORE/socket to use.

So basically CA SDM will not care if there is 1 socket or 4 sockets.  CA SDM performance will be the same no matter how many sockets are configured at the VM level.

The following article has some interesting performance results and information: