Creating Disk IO Excel graphics with ESXTOP

This week I was visiting a client who bought an expansion on their MD3000i storage of 5 disks. I wanted to know if all 6 servers would fit on a new raid 5 set (4+1) so I started to monitor the Disk Commands/Sec with ESXTOP for a number of hours to see what the servers generate on a normal working day with everybody at work. I logged in both ESX hosts and started ESXTOP Make sure you only capture relevant info. You need to remove all all other fields in c:cpu i:interrupt m:memory … [Read more...]