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VMware VI and vSphere SDK: Managing the VMware Infrastructure and vSphere by Steve Jin

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Chapter 13. Performance Monitoring

This chapter introduces performance management using the VI SDK. It first introduces several basic concepts used in performance statistics: counters, intervals, rollup types, and real-time statistics. Then it introduces the PerformanceManager managed object, focusing on how to retrieve performance metadata and how to retrieve the system performance data, including the historical data and real-time data. Along the way, this chapter also includes tips on how to avoid common problems and how to monitor performance without hurting performance too much.

Managed Object: PerformanceManager

Basic Terminologies

Before discussing the managed object, let’s look at the basic concepts in performance statistics. Once these ...

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