If you are new to virtualization, it is recommended to review VMware’s ESXi Getting Started , which includes courses and guidance on potentially any current configuration that you may already have.
One or more supported NVIDIA GPUs
NVIDIA Enterprise AI Early Access License
VMware ESXi 7 Update 2 Hypervisor ISO
NVIDIA vGPU software:
NVIDIA vGPU manager VIB
NVIDIA guest driver
The vGPU Manager VIB is loaded like a driver in the vSphere hypervisor and is then managed by the vCenter Server.
You may leverage the NVIDIA System Management interface (NV-SMI) management and monitoring tool for testing and benchmarking.
The following server configuration details are considered best practices:
Hyperthreading – Enabled
Power Setting or System Profile– High Performance
CPU Performance (if applicable) – Enterprise or High Throughput
Memory Mapped I/O above 4-GB - Enabled (if applicable)
Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) – Enabled
VT-d/IOMMU - Enabled