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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 15, 2014

VMware VM I/O Performance data should be available

Today TPC/VSC offers agentless integration with VMware ESX, however no performance data, other than the SAN volumes or ports that the ESX server is using are recorded. I would like to see TPC record basic virtual machine I/O performance data for VMware ESX - this can be accessed via the standard VMware APIs and therefore does not require an agent. Our SRM competitors already do this - such as SolarWinds Storage Manager.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
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    Jun 2, 2020

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Storage
    Product - IBM Spectrum Control
    Component - Performance Management

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Storage
    Product - IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Edition/VSC
    Component - Performance Management

  • Guest
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    Oct 10, 2016

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Storage
    Product - IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Edition/VSC
    Component - Performance Management
    Operating system - Multiple
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Storage
    Product - IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Edition/VSC
    Component - Other
    Operating system - Multiple
    Source - None

  • Guest
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    Jun 9, 2016

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Storage
    Product - IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Edition/VSC
    Component - Other
    Operating system - Multiple
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Storage
    Product - IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Edition/VSC
    Component - Product functionality
    Operating system - Multiple
    Source - None

  • Guest
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    Jun 12, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Storage
    Product - IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Tivoli
    Product family - Storage
    Product - IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center

  • Guest
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    Jun 20, 2014

    Thank you for your suggestion. This use case fits within our strategic direction, but we do not currently have it in plan for a near-term release.

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VSC Integration with VMware vCenter

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The most important feature we require is to be able to monitor disk performance down to the VMDK layer as in most cases we have multiple virtual machines on a datastore, and monitoring at a LUN level is not enough.
about 9 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 4 Future consideration