Many of today's storage managers are well versed in virtual server storage and its benefits. But they are also growing familiar with the host of unique challenges, efficiencies and trouble spots associated with storage for VMware environments. With a clear understanding of the complexity these environments can mask, data storage managers can reap the promised benefits associated with VMware projects.
This e-book offers practical tips and expert analysis on topics such as migration, thin provisioning and vStorage APIs. We outline VMware architectural choices; offer performance monitoring and maintenance tips; and outline specific troubleshooting steps for profile-driven storage and storage I/O control. Use this e-book to outline your VMware storage strategy and make the most of your virtualized environment.
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Data storage managers tasked with creating a strategic vision must come to terms with a hard fact: VMware places new and sometimes unprecedented ...
As server virtualization has given way to a generation of data centers that look nothing like their predecessors, with single physical hosts for many...
The challenge is clear: Maximize the number of virtual machines (VMs) on each physical host in your environment without sacrificing storage ...
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