performance

vSphere 6.0 Storage Features Part 7: VAAI XCOPY improvements

The more astute of you who have already moved to vSphere 6.0, and like looking at CLI outputs, may have observed some new columns/fields in the PSA claimrules [...]

VC Ops Adapters – Storage and Brocade SAN

I've been doing a bit of work over the past number of weeks on the adapters for vCenter Operations  (vC OPs) with my old pal Paudie. We are working on vCenter [...]

Getting started with vscsiStats

I have had a few occasions recently to start using vscsiStats. For those of you who may be unfamiliar, this is a great tool for virtual machine disk I/O [...]

Adaptive Queueing vs. Storage I/O Control

This post is to look at two different technologies available in vSphere to manage the queue depth on your ESXi host(s). A queue determines how many outstanding [...]