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vSphere High Performance Essentials by Christian Stankowic

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Chapter 5. Performance Monitoring with vCenter Server

In the last chapter, we investigated how vSphere utilizes memory resources. Now, we know how paging, swapping, ballooning, and compressing play a role in running workload's performance. In this chapter, you will learn how vCenter Server assists us with monitoring our virtual infrastructure.

We will take a look at the following topics in this chapter:

  • Introducing vCenter Server metrics
  • Configuring vCenter Server metrics
  • Discussing vCenter Server metrics
  • Identifying performance bottlenecks

Introducing vCenter Server metrics

With performance charts, vCenter Server offers a great utility to investigate performance issues of running workloads. When facing performance issues, these graphs can assist you ...

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