Performance considerations for VMware
This chapter describes the monitoring and tuning tools and techniques that can be used with VMware ESXi Server to optimize throughput and performance when attaching to the DS8000 storage system.
This chapter includes the following topics:
•I/O architecture from a VMware perspective
•Initial planning considerations for optimum performance of VMware host systems that use the DS8000 storage system in a storage area network (SAN)
•Specific VMware performance measuring tools and tuning options
•SAN multipathing ...