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

Academic Research – Multi-Threaded Sequential IO can be termed as “Perceived Random IO”

Since last couple of months we are working on some of the Academic Research project where in we are trying to hit the corner cases or you can say nailing down the narrow passages. I thought it is a good Continue reading Academic Research – Multi-Threaded Sequential IO can be termed as “Perceived Random IO”

Storage Performance Analysis and Alerting Appliance (SPAAA) – Under the Hood

I don’t know when I transformed myself from being an Infrastructure Architect to a Software Architect. But I think the people around me acted as catalyst and injected that mind set, which is a deadly combination, because I see the Continue reading Storage Performance Analysis and Alerting Appliance (SPAAA) – Under the Hood

I/O block size for VMware with P4000 – Part 2

After the first part on this topic (I/O Block Size – Part 1) I have received some interesting feedback. And now I wanted to make one point clear again here which I think I made in my first part. So Continue reading I/O block size for VMware with P4000 – Part 2