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VMware vRealize Operations Essentials by Matthew Steiner

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Recommendations

As mentioned at the beginning of the chapter, alerts are comprised of Symptoms, Recommendations, and Actions. Recommendations are a list of recommendations, of things you should carry out when an alert is triggered.

For example, if a virtual machine experiences high read or write latency, there are a number of things you can do to resolve the problem:

  • Use Storage I/O Controls (SIOC) to govern I/O to the data store
  • Add more IOPS to the underlying physical storage
  • Perform a vSphere Storage vMotion to move the virtual machine's VMDK to a data store with more I/O capacity

What I have just listed are recommendations, and this is exactly what is meant by vRealize Operations Recommendations.

If you navigate to Content | Recommendations, you ...

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