Atlantis ILIO – RAM Based storage matched for VDI

Reading Time: 5 minutes I personally am very fond of solutions that handle IO close to the source and therefor give more performance to your virtual machine workload and minimize (or preferably skip) the storage footprint downstream. I previously written a blog post about sollutions you can use at the host. One of these solutions is Atlantis ILIO. As … Continue reading »Atlantis ILIO – RAM Based storage matched for VDI

Reducing IO @ the host

Reading Time: 4 minutes Workloads need IO resources to operate correctly and with good response in an information chain. No performance is many unhappy users and business processes grinding to a halt. IO can be networking and storage in this case. As networking IO mostly is less of a problem (but the main line goes for networking IO also), … Continue reading »Reducing IO @ the host

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vSphere Performance monitoring tools standard available

Reading Time: 3 minutes I am currently working on a project where we are optimizing the virtual infrastructure which consist of vSphere and XenServer hypervisors. In the project we want to measure and confirm some of the performance related counters. We got several standard tools at the infrastructure components to see what the environment is capable of and check … Continue reading »vSphere Performance monitoring tools standard available

Virtual Infrastructure WAN Benchmarking with Dummynet

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ever had a customer environment where either a deployment is done over WAN links or the customers wants to change there WAN links, and they (or you in planning or testing phase) are interesting to see what happens in advance? Or you just want to know how latency or ping drops in a WAN link … Continue reading »Virtual Infrastructure WAN Benchmarking with Dummynet