Configuring per-VMDK IOPS reservations in vSphere 6.0

One of the new features in vSphere 6.0 that was quickly mentioned at the end of Duncan Epping’s What’s New Storage DRS blog post is the ability to configure an IOPS reservation on a per-VMDK basis which is now integrated with both Storage IO Control (SIOC) and Storage DRS. As Duncan mentioned at the end […]

Automatically Remediating SvMotion / VDS Issue Using vCenter Alarms

UPDATE 07/13/2012 – vSphere 5.0 Update 1a has just been released which resolves this issue, please take a look here for more details for the patch as this script is no longer required. In my previous article Identifying & Fixing Virtual Machines Affected By SvMotion / VDS Issue, I provided a script for users to […]

Identifying & Fixing Virtual Machines Affected By SvMotion / VDS Issue

UPDATE 07/13/2012 – vSphere 5.0 Update 1a has just been released which resolves this issue, please take a look here for more details for the patch as this script is no longer required. Duncan Epping recently wrote an article about Clarifying the SvMotion / VDS problem in which he describes the scenario that would impact […]

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 […]