The Platform is the technical portion of the product. The best practices applied here help to provide the most optimal options for the platform to provide the most stable running environment for daily operational use.

Before deployment of VMware Aria Operations, the first requirement is to size the environment. This section covers sizing and recommendations post deployment of the product. Additional best practices are included for administration tasks such as back-up and restore or disaster recovery. These best practices helps to ensure that the platform, VMware Aria Operations, is properly sized to run and handle the monitoring load efficiently.