ESXTOP and Disk Performance Problems

One of the common problems in software-defined datacenters is the latency of the virtual machine disk which will slow down the application and increase response time. The virtual machine owner or user declares that its system is slow and the question arises whether the slowdown is coming from a virtual infrastructure or storage device or operating system and how to […]

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What is the minimum number of disks to meet the requirements of the application ?

The application I/O size and the number of I/Os the application generates are two important measures affecting disk performance and response time. Consequently, the storage design and layout for an application commences with the following: Analyzing the number of I/Os generated at peak workload Documenting the application I/O size or block size Storage requirements for an application are specified in […]

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