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vSphere High Performance Essentials by Christian Stankowic

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Chapter 6. Implementing High-Performance Storage

In the last chapter, you learned how to make use of vCenter Server performance charts in order to investigate performance issues. You also learned about some typical performance issue types and how to fix them. In this chapter, we will study about implementing high-performance storage. You will understand how misalignment can harm our infrastructure's performance. Then, we will focus on optimizing storage resources.

In this chapter, we will investigate the following topics:

  • General storage recommendations
  • Tuning SAN resources
  • Optimizing NFS resources
  • Utilizing virtual flash resources
  • Storage I/O Control
  • Storage DRS

General storage recommendations

The most crucial aspect when implementing storage is to define ...

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