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VMware ESXi Cookbook by Aravind Sivaraman, Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen

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Configuring the storage profiles of a virtual machine

Profile-driven storage is a feature of vSphere5, which allows you to deploy the Virtual Machines in the right datastore based on the capabilities of the datastore. Let's assume that you have a production database that always needs to be placed in the high-performance storage devices. You can assign the storage profiles while provisioning the virtual machine, or you can manually assign the storage profiles to the virtual machine to ensure that the virtual machine are always placed on the assigned storage devices which match the capabilities. Even during storage migration, you can ensure that it moves to the right storage. At anytime, you can verify the compliance of storage profiles for your ...

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