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Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise Edition 8.9 - 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:

Cloud Instances pane: Allow to add or edit the hardware specification and unit cost of your proposed IaaS subscriptions, such as Azure, AWS EC2. IaaS subscriptions are supported to import or export as a .CSV file.
Select Virtual Machines: Lists available virtual machines in the selected virtual center or datacenter, and provides the capability to search VMs as needed.
Model Outcome pane: Lists migration recommendations and resources fit analysis. In addition, this pane shows migration impacts caused by restricted hardware resources, including CPU Demand, Memory Consumed, Disk IOPs, Disk Size, and Unable to Model information.
Run Model button: Click this button to start the recommendation analysis based on historical performance metrics for the specified values (including selected virtual machines, performance impacts, selected Cloud Instances, and the modeling scenario).

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.

Name. 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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