The allocation model determines how and when the provider virtual datacenter compute and memory resources that you allocate are committed to the organization virtual datacenter.

Prerequisites

Verify that you understand which allocation model is appropriate for your environment. See Understanding Allocation Models.

Procedure

  1. Select an allocation model.

    Option

    Description

    Allocation Pool

    A percentage of the resources you allocate from the provider virtual datacenter are committed to the organization virtual datacenter. You can specify the percentage for both CPU and memory.

    Pay-As-You-Go

    Resources are committed only when users create vApps in the organization virtual datacenter.

    Reservation Pool

    All of the resources you allocate are immediately committed to the organization virtual datacenter.

    For information about the placement engine and virtual machine shares, rates and limits, see the vCloud Director User's Guide.

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