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Optimizing and Troubleshooting: Hyper-V Storage by Mitch Tulloch

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Chapter 2. Storage sizing

The first step in successful optimization of virtual machine storage for Hyper-V hosts is planning. Thomas Roettinger examines a free tool from Microsoft you can use for sizing the storage needs for your virtual environment.

Using MAP

This section introduces a tool that helps you to correctly size your storage for a virtual environment. This could be either migrating physical machines to a new virtual environment or replacing an existing SAN with a new storage project.

In the section of this book titled Chapter 8, I discuss some of the different storage counters you can use for capturing all the required information via Windows Performance Monitor. As you can imagine, this requires a lot of manual effort to aggregate all ...

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