VMware’s Best Practice/Recommendation for Extents

VMFS-5 has increased the VMDK file size limits to 2TB, and allows the extents up to 64 TB. However, using Extent is not recommended by VMware unless you absolutely have to use it.

Read more details in this article: http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2012/02/vmfs-extents-are-they-bad-or-simply-misunderstood.html


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