Optimizing iSCSI and VMware
Great article that tells us some of the details about using iSCSI to provide disk to VMware. I especially like the approach of designing the IP infrastructure just like you would design a fibre channel infrastructure. As they say, "IP storage needs the same sort of design thinking (as) applied to FC infrastructure."
"Can you get high throughput with iSCSI with GbE on ESX? The answer is YES. But there are some complications, and some configuration steps that are not immediately apparent. You need to understanding some iSCSI fundamentals, some Link Aggregation fundamentals, and know some ESX internals – none of which are immediately obvious…" Optimizing iSCSI and VMware
(Submitted by Noel Tue Feb 10, 2009 )
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