Storage DRS Performance Improvements in vSphere 6.7

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Virtual machine (VM) provisioning operations such as create, clone, and relocate involve the placement of storage resources. Storage DRS (sometimes seen as “SDRS”) is the resource management component in vSphere responsible for optimal storage placement and load balancing recommendations in the datastore cluster. A key contributor to VM provisioning times in Storage DRS-enabled environments is the Read more...

DRS Enhancements in vSphere 6.7

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A new paper describes the DRS enhancements in vSphere 6.7, which include new initial placement, host maintenance mode enhancements, DRS support for non-volatile memory (NVM), and enhanced resource pool reservations. A summary of the improvements follows: DRS in vSphere 6.7 can now take advantage of the much faster placement and more accurate recommendations for all Read more...