Knowing your IOPS: Your guide to improving virtual server storage
Virtual server storage operations can have a profound effect on the storage network: For virtual infrastructures to perform well, they must be fed the virtual CPU, virtual memory, and virtual disk I/O they need. However, performance monitoring for virtual infrastructure storage is difficult due to the hypervisor lacking the insight into just what’s happening with storage.
This expert guide illustrates how to improve the performance of your virtual server storage with 10 proven methods, outlined here.
Read on to access these tips to improve your storage systems' performance for your VMs, including:
- Know your IOPS and apps
- Determine when to use thick versus thin provisioning
- Verify partition alignment
- And 7 more