Optimize ESXi for EMC XtremIO

For a project I’m currently working on, I was asked to document the ESXi hosts recommended / optimal settings required to get the best performance from an EMC XtremIO Storage Array. This was a good opportunity for me to dive a little bit deeper in the configuration, do some performance testing and share the results.

ESXi XtremIO

ESXi XtremIO Host Settings

Set the maximum number of consecutive “sequential” I/Os allowed from one VM before switching to another VM: (more…)

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