vCloud Director 5.1 Performance and Best Practices

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VMware vCloud Director 5.1 gives enterprise organizations the ability to build secure private clouds that dramatically increase datacenter efficiency and business agility. Coupled with VMware vSphere, vCloud Director delivers cloud computing for existing datacenters by pooling virtual infrastructure resources and delivering them to users as catalog-based services.  vCloud Director 5.1 helps helps IT professionals build agile Read more...

vSphere 5.1 IOPS Performance Characterization on Flash-based Storage

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At VMworld 2012 we demonstrated a single eight-way VM running on vSphere 5.1 exceeding one million IOPS.  This testing illustrated the high end IOPS performance of vSphere 5.1. In a new series of tests we have completed some additional characterization of high I/O performance using a very similar environment. The only difference between the 1 Read more...