Mastering VMware vMotion takes knowledge of vMotion requirements, like maximum allowable network latency and host resource allocation. Test yourself on VMware vMotion's requirements and setup with this quiz.
VMware vMotion live migrates virtual machines (VMs) between ESX/ESXi hosts without downtime -- a key tenet of virtualization. With vSphere 5.1, vMotion and Storage vMotion evolved significantly. Buff up on vMotion and you can successfully power down hosts for maintenance, balance resources across hosts and improve disaster recovery.
This was first published in April 2013