Add Workloads Plan in HTML5 UI

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This document show step by step how to run a plan to simulate adding workloads to an existing cluster to calculate the resource requirements for capacity management. Workloads can be added from templates or by cloning existing workloads which also factors in their historical trending data from the Turbonomic database for additional accuracy


From the splash page the first step is to click the Plan option in the top right hand corner



You will then be presented with a list of Plan Types to choose from, select Add Workload 



After you select this option you are now ready to configure your plan, the first thing you need to do is add the new workloads, in this example we will add from template so select Templates at the top and then either scroll the list or start typing the name of the template. I am using the SQL Medium template so I will begin by typing SQL, then select the Microsft_SQL2008-medium template and click Add



You then have the ability to increase the number of workloads of that template to add to the plan, in this example I will add 10. To do this increase the number to 10 click Add VMs then Add again



The next step is to scope the plan to a cluster, click in the box below Plan Scope and this will pop open a search area for you to search for and select the cluster which you wish to add the workloads too I am going to use the PMs_Development DC7 so I begin by typing pms_dev in the search box then select my cluster and click select




The click run at the top right hand corner to run the plan, you will then be presented with the results


The results of my plan are that I can fit the additional 10 workloads onto my existing 4 hosts 



If the result of the plans was that we needed additional resource this would be represented as additional Hosts and or Storage 

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