Interpreting VMware esxtop 4.1 Statistics

Esxtop allows monitoring and collection of data for all system resources: CPU, memory, disk and network. When used interactively, this data can be viewed on different types of screens; one each for CPU statistics, memory statistics, network statistics, disk adapter statistics, disk device statistics, disk VM statistics and interrupt statistics. In the batch mode, data … Read more Interpreting VMware esxtop 4.1 Statistics

Gathering esxtop Statistics and doing cool stuff with it

Today I’m busy with creating an export from esxtop to gather transfers/sec from a mix of Equalogic and EMC storage. This clients wants to check if they need to replace the fiber storage or expand the iSCSI storage. To gather statistics: Enter command “esxtop”. This starts the logging in interactive mode. Enter command “d” this … Read more Gathering esxtop Statistics and doing cool stuff with it