IBM SAN Solution Design Best Practices for VMware vSphere ESXi

  • 4h 44m
  • Richard Kelley, et al.
  • IBM Corporation
  • 2013

In this IBM Redbooks publication, we describe recommendations based on an IBM b-type storage area network (SAN) environment that is utilizing VMware vSphere ESXi. We describe the hardware and software and the unique features that they bring to the marketplace. We then highlight those features and how they apply to the SAN environment, and the best practices for ensuring that you get the best out of your SAN.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • General SAN Design and Best Practices
  • General Practices for VMware
  • General Practices for Storage
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Entry Level Scenario
  • Midrange Level Scenario
  • Enterprise Scenario