Maintaining optimum storage for a virtual data center is not exactly a “set-it-and-forget-it” task. As usage fluctuates, insufficient storage can drag down function and performance, whereas paying for too much space cuts into your department’s profitability. In this complimentary e-book, you’ll learn eight tips for proactive (and profitable) storage management, including how to:
- Control VM sprawl — rein in abandoned template images, zombie VMs, and more.
- Proactively manage capacity — set performance data and user-defined thresholds for all levels of your virtual infrastructure.
- Leverage thin provisioning and deduplication — learn the pros and cons of each, and how you can you can leverage them to maximize storage efficiency.
- Track the right stats for your storage environment — get the complete picture for latency, IOPS and more.
- And more