VM Provisioning on Datastore Clusters in vSphere 5

Last year I wrote an article called Automating Storage DRS & Datastore Cluster Management in vSphere 5 and I provided a pretty comprehensive vSphere SDK for Perl script to help administrators automate Storage DRS configurations. These past few months I have noticed an increase in interest on the VMTN developer forums relating to Storage DRS. […]

Automating Storage DRS & Datastore Cluster Management in vSphere 5

Storage DRS is probably one of, if not the coolest feature in vSphere 5. Storage DRS allows you to cluster your datastores into what is known as a datastore cluster (storage pod) and automatically balances both your storage I/O and capacity just like DRS does with your compute. The user interface is extremely easy to […]