Top 5 VMware Admin Tips to Keep App Owners Happy
Whenever you think about storage, and the rest of the infrastructure in the datacenter, you should always keep in mind that the reason it exists in the first place is to run your company’s applications. After all, it’s those business applications that pay for the servers, storage, and even our salaries. Thus, it’s in our interest, and the company’s best interest if we can find ways to keep application owners and end users happy. Unfortunately, most virtualization monitoring tools have little application insight. So how do you know that the storage tweak you made, the expensive new array you put in, or the new flash caching actually helped the applications run faster?