In the last chapter, you learned how to design and optimize shared storage solutions. You learnt how vSphere features such as SIOC and vSphere Flash Read Cache (vFRC) can improve the I/O performance.
In this chapter, we will focus on high-performance networking and you will learn how to optimize our networking design for more throughput and less latency. After this chapter, you will know how technologies such as Network I/O Control (NIOC) and network offloading can assist us with achieving this goal.
In this chapter, we will investigate the following topics: