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Calculating IOPS in VirtualCenter 2.5

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Can someone please verify the correct method for calculating IOPS with VirtualCenter 2.5.  If I understood the post at http://communities.vmware.com/message/1033241, then IOPS can be calculated by dividing "Disk Read Requests" and "Disk Write Requests" by the data sample rate.

In my attachment the data sample rate was 120 seconds.  So does this mean that the average IOPS in the attached example is 2.97 (3.65 + 352.58 / 120 seconds)?
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by:za_mkh
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I've bookmarked the following pages for me to do some indepth ESX testing soon. Hope they can help you. If you work it out, please let me know
http://communities.vmware.com/message/1033241
http://communities.vmware.com/docs/DOC-5600
 
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create a vm and use iometer, it'll give you a load more info on the speed of your san / disk array, its also the tool vmware used to check speeds in thier published reports - check out

http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/storage_protocol_perf.pdf

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Although, as of this post, I haven't received a final confirmation.  According to the info posted at http://communities.vmware.com/message/1250041, I believe that my initial calculations are accurate.
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