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VMware vRealize Operations Performance and Capacity Management by Iwan 'e1' Rahabok

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Storage

If you look at the ESXi and VM metric groups for storage in the vCenter performance chart, it is not clear how they relate to one another at first glance. You have storage network, storage adapter, storage path, datastore, and disk metric groups that you need to check. How do they impact on one another?

I have created the following diagram to explain the relationship. The beige boxes are what you are likely to be familiar with. You have your ESXi host, and it can have NFS Datastore, VMFS Datastore, or RDM objects. The blue colored boxes represent the metric groups.

Storage

From ESXi to disk

NFS and VMFS datastores differ drastically in terms of counters, ...

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