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

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Storage counters at the ESXi level

The storage counters at ESXi level are similar to those at the VM level. They provide the same set of information (latency, throughput, and IOPS). Each of the metric groups gives insight from the vantage point of the object. For example, the ESXi adapter metric group provides the data from each adapter (vmhba).

The following two tables show the set of counters available for each ESXi adapter and its associated storage paths.

Note

Notice that in the screenshot there is no total throughput counter, so you need to add write latency and read latency manually. vRealize Operations provides the total throughput counter via the Total Usage counter.

As shared earlier, you normally set four paths between an ESXi host and its ...

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