VMware Fusion / Workstation Performance Hacks

This post is by Cody Bunch Well, not sure if they’re hacks, but they are some handy VMX file settings that can, at least marginally improve the performance of your VMs. VMX Settings v.vmx[“logging”] = “FALSE”v.vmx[“MemTrimRate”] = “0”v.vmx[“MemAllowAutoScaleDown”] = “FALSE”v.vmx[“mainMem.backing”] = “swap”v.vmx[“sched.mem.pshare.enable”] = “FALSE”v.vmx[“snapshot.disabled”] = “TRUE” v.vmx[“isolation.tools.unity.disable”] = “TRUE”v.vmx[“unity.allowCompostingInGuest”] = “FALSE”v.vmx[“unity.enableLaunchMenu”] = “FALSE”v.vmx[“unity.showBadges”] = “FALSE”v.vmx[“unity.showBorders”][…]