Managing and Utilizing VMware Snapshots
Source: Global Knowledge
A snapshot is a "moment in time." It can also be a "restore point." Using snapshots, we can roll back to the moment that the snapshot was taken, effectively going back before any changes were made. In this white paper, discover ways to use VMware Snapshots responsibly, issues that could arise from misuse, and how to address problems resulting from misuse, or from common issues even with proper use.