How to Test virtual machine storage I/O REAL performance

Doing speeds tests are always relative to the environment and hardware being used. This article cannot provide specific test result numbers to expect as every environment is unique and the total load for an array is different. To test your ESX host and … Read More

Enhanced Storage Features on 5.1

SESMATEnhanced Storage features introduced by 5.1 VMFS File Sharing Limits In previous versions of vSphere, the maximum number of hosts which could share a read-only file on a VMFS volume was 8. The primary use case for multiple hosts sharing … Read More

vSphere 5.1 New Storage Features

VMFS File Sharing Limits In previous versions of vSphere, the maximum number of hosts which could share a read-only file on a VMFS volume was 8. The primary use case for multiple hosts sharing read-only files is of course linked … Read More