Monitoring the Datastores

The Datastore landing page identifies over-subscription ratios, LUN and disk utilization, correlated resources, and shows policy breeches and violations that have occurred with the Datastore.

Use this landing page to identify problems with your virtual infrastructure. You can track capacity and capacity ratio trending to anticipate changes in your capacity.
Summary
Use this section to understand:
  • Datastore capacity information including physical capacity and the overcommitted capacity.
  • The percentage of overcommitted capacity.
  • Metrics for latency, IOPS, and throughput.
VMDKs
The VMDKs section shows virtual disk capacity and performance.
Storage resources
This section shows the capacity used and the performance metrics for the internal volume correlated to the Datastore.
Resources
Use this section to understand the VMDKs to LUNs correlation, and understand the storage to VM application path.
Violations section
The violations section identifies any breaches to performance policies that have been set for the Datastore.