US Patent – Assignment of Applications in a Virtual Machine Environment based on Data Access Pattern

Assignment of applications in a VM and then map it to a particular datastore is always troublesome because we need to consider so many things. That is just not from the physical storage side but also from VM or virtualization Continue reading US Patent – Assignment of Applications in a Virtual Machine Environment based on Data Access Pattern

Storage vMotion should validate VM’s IOps demand supply capability – Feature Request

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I am not sure how many of you must have thought about this but when we have SDRS in place or even without that, when we manually migrate a VM from one Datastore to another Datastore, what we lack is Continue reading Storage vMotion should validate VM’s IOps demand supply capability – Feature Request

EMC FAST and VMware SDRS I/O Metric – Redundant Employee

In my earlier post I talked about how VMware SIOC and EMC FAST VP goes hand in hand. Now while I have been working on that same large scale deployment we were proposing to the customer that while we should Continue reading EMC FAST and VMware SDRS I/O Metric – Redundant Employee