Netapp Disk Shelves and Virtual Machine performance
Posted on 2014-02-21
Currently we have a FAS2240-2 with 600GB 2.5in 10k rpm SAS drives that store our virtual machines. We purchased a DS4246 with 1TB 3.5in 7.2k rpm SAS drives, and are now second guessing ourselves on whether the Disk Shelf drives have enough performance to run our virtual machines like SQL or DB2. Does anyone know if the DS4246 with 7.2k rpm drives has good enough performance for virtual machines? Or are we just over analyzing things?