A VM hosting a SQL Server workload was prepared for this test migration using the following settings:
8 vCPU and 32 GB of RAM (within a pNUMA node of the hosting ESXi host)
Database disk placed on a separate PVSCSI controller
Windows Server 2016 SP1 Operating System
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 SP1 RDBMS
All best practices for SQL Server workloads on VMware SDDC were followed as outlined in Architecting Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere — Best Practices Guide.