SIOS iQ software troubleshoots VMware shared storage

SIOS Technology Inc. on Tuesday enhanced its SIOS iQ analytics software for VMware shared storage, adding prescriptive guidance to help boost the performance of vSphere virtual machine (VM) tools.The vendor introduced SIOS iQ in July to support VMware’s vSphere 6.0. SIOS iQ uses machine learning to analyze virtual infrastructure and pinpoint root causes of bottlenecks with VMware shared storage.   SIOS iQ discovers the interdependencies between applications, compute nodes, networking and storage. Analytics measure virtual storage infrastructure on four dimensions: performance, efficiency, reliability and capacity. Version 3.3 includes Resource Optimization to help identify and eliminate idle VMs and superfluous snapshots. The tool provides insights on network anomalies and undersized, recently migrated or newly provisioned VMs. SIOS iQ analyzes all blocks written to disk and recommends specific VM workloads to accelerate with…


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