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vSphere Virtual Machine Management by Rebecca Fitzhugh

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Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler (SDRS)

A datastore cluster is a collection of datastores that can be grouped together to work as a single unit or as separate entities. To gain full benefit of a datstore cluster, Storage DRS should be enabled. When a datastore cluster is enabled for Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler (Storage DRS or SDRS), this feature balances across the datastore cluster based on the datastore usage and the I/O latency. Datastore clusters are not necessarily connected or related to an ESXi host cluster.

Overview of SDRS

Storage DRS will manage the initial placement of virtual machines in a datastore cluster based on the space usage and I/O load balancing. The feature will attempt to keep the usage as evenly distributed ...

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