Vmware VMDK and VMFS
Posted on 2011-02-16
I would like to know if VMDK file is by partition or by LUN .
Let's say I have 250GB LUN assigned from SAN for a VMmachine, If I partition this LUN into 2 or partitions, am I going to create 2 or 3 VMDK files in the VMFS data store?
Regarding VMFS, is it by datastore or by LUN or by partition?
for instance let's say the whole SAN storage is 10TB and it s used for VM Machines and separated into Datastores, would the datastore be a VMFS, or just a LUN that is presented to a specific VMmachine can be vmfs?