Discover the fundamental knowledge and steps to take to troubleshoot storage-related issues in vSphere.

December 2013 | Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Troubleshooting vSphere Storage- a step-by-step example-oriented tutorial aimed at showing the reader how to troubleshoot a variety of vSphere storage problems, and providing solutions that can be completed with minimal effort and time. This book is available now in various electronic formats such as, Amazon, Kindle, e-pub and PDF.

About the Author:

Mike Preston

Mike Presto is currently pursuing his VCAP5-DCA. He is a VMware Certified Professional in Datacenter Virtualization on both Version 4 and 5 of vSphere. He has received the vExpert award for 2012 and 2013. Mike has held all sorts of IT titles over the last 15 years including Network Technician, Systems Administrator, Programmer Analyst, Web Developer, and Systems Engineer. Currently, he is working as a Systems Analyst supporting the education market near his home in Belleville, Ontario.

vSphere is the platform that underlies enterprise virtualization environments using VMware technology. vSphere is used primarily in datacenter environments that support cloud computing. The vSphere platform is designed to meet the needs of high-availability applications such as online financial services and ecommerce environments.

Troubleshooting vSphere Storage is a practical, easy-to-understand guide which gives the vSphere administrator the knowledge and skill set they need in order to identify, troubleshoot, and solve issues in a vSphere environment.

The book first provides the fundamental background knowledge of storage and virtualization. From there, the readers will explore the tools and techniques that can be used to troubleshoot common storage issues in today’s data centers. The book will then teach steps to be taken when storage seems slow, or there is limited availability of storage. The book will go over the most common storage transport such as Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and NFS, and explain what to do when storage cannot be seen, where to look when storage is experiencing performance issues, and how to react when storage capacity is reached.

The book covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: Understanding vSphere Storage Concepts and Methodologies

Chapter 2: Commonly Used Tools for Troubleshooting Storage

Chapter 3: Troubleshooting Storage Visibility

Chapter 4: Troubleshooting Storage Contention

Chapter 5: Troubleshooting Storage Capacity and Over commitment

Packt Publishing has also released below vSphere books:

• vSphere High Performance Cookbook(published)

• VMware vSphere 5.1 Cookbook(published)

About Packt:

All books on vSphere by Packt are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google, and SAP technologies.

Troubleshooting vSphere Storage
Learn to troubleshoot a variety of vSphere storage problems

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