O'Reilly logo

Getting Started with VMware Virtual SAN by Cedric Rajendran

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Storage configuration optimizations

We will assess storage configuration optimizations with each of the physical hardware components that make up the VSAN and their interdependency.

A flash device

Based on the discussion so far, we know that the first point of contact on disk for any I/O is the flash device. Therefore, the Performance Class SSD, as defined by the respective vendors and by VMware Compatibility Guide (VCG), is an important factor in the design consideration. From a design point of view, the VSAN sizing tool (http://virtualsansizing.vmware.com/) helps to choose the right combination of quality and quantity to deliver estimated IOPS from the cluster.

Alternatively, you can specifically check the IOPS capability through VCG. The following ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required