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Foglight Evolve 6.0.0 - Foglight for Cloud Migration User Guide

Migration status bar

Displays the migration status, including In Progress, Succeeded, Canceled, and Failed.

Quick view

The quick view is located on the lower part of the Cloud Migration dashboard, which is updated based on the tab selected on the Menu bar.

Cloud Model

The Cloud Model view helps you understand costs and impacts caused by migrating virtual machine workloads to any MSP, Cloud, or IaaS offering. Simply enter the proposed destinations that are under review, like Azure A2 Small, select the virtual machines that have been designated for a cloud migration and input the level of acceptable performance impact for CPU, Memory, Disk IO, and Network. Select the cloud IaaS offering, select the virtual machines to be modeled, and then click Run Model. The Cloud Model view includes the following elements:

Select VMs to Model: Supports to select Tiers between Hosts and Clusters and VMs and Templates, lists available virtual machines in the selected virtual center or datacenter, and provides the capability to search or filter VMs as needed.
Cloud Instances pane: Allow to add or edit the hardware specification and unit cost of your proposed IaaS subscriptions, such as Azure, AWS EC2, Google cloud. IaaS subscriptions are supported to import or export as a .CSV file.
Recommendation pane: Lists migration recommendations and resources consumption analysis. In addition, this pane shows migration impacts caused by restricted hardware resources, including CPU Demand, Memory Consumed, Disk IOPs, Disk Size, Disk Throughput, and Cost Estimation information.
Run Model button: Click this button to start the recommendation consumption analysis based on historical performance metrics for the specified values (including selected virtual machines, performance impacts, selected Cloud Instances, and the modeling scenario).
NOTE: The management server must have an Internet connection enabled to run the Cloud Model, because Network Traffic Cost and Cloud Disk Cost data need to be collected.

To access the Cloud Model view:

On the navigation panel, under Dashboards, click Cloud Migration.
The Cloud Migration dashboard opens.
The Cloud Model view appears at the bottom of the Cloud Migration dashboard.

Cloud Instances pane

The Cloud Instance table locates in the middle of the Cloud Model view offers the following menus:

Lists the detailed information about all Cloud instances that are available in the selected vCenter or datacenter.

Cloud. The provider name of the Cloud instance.
Region. The region of the Cloud instance.
Tier. The name of tier.
Instance Type. The type of Cloud instance.
CPU Cores. The number of CPU cores.
CPU Speed. The CPU speed.
Memory. The memory size.
Max Data Disks Count. The number of the data disks.
Unit Price. The unit price per month.
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