Defining a policy based on business objectives

vSAN integrates storage parameters into vCenter Server by using vSphere APIs for storage awareness. SPBM further helps in defining VM-centric policies, which are basically constructs that store VM storage provisioning needs based on the available storage features with various policies (with configuration parameters).

These are given here:

  • Number of disk stripes per object (performance): Default value = 01, maximum value = 12

Remarks: VM disk performance gets enhanced with RAID 0 stripe configuration by defining the HDD's number.

  • Flash read cache reservation (%) (performance): Default % = 0, maximum % = 100

Remarks: We can leverage this configuration exclusively for VMs, which must have read ...

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