Buffalo TerraDrive Poor Performance in VMware Enviroment
Posted on 2014-03-06
We have a VMware environment, but ran into space issues with Horizon View Pools and ability to SnapShot, as an interim solution we purchased a 12TB Buffalo TerraStation that is Mounted as a DataStore via NFS. The issue is we are seeing terrible performance... The config is as follows:
ESXi 5.5 Hosts (6) Clustered
vCenter 5.5 Standard
Horizon View Connection Servers 5.3 (4)
32 Static VM's (servers, admin workstations) no thinapps configured
The entire network is connected to Dell PowerConnect 7048 Stacked and Connected to the Network via 10GB Fiber SFP to Meraki Core Switch.... I am seeing about 1MBs traffic on the Buffalo Ports, and all ports including non vmware traffic is configured as Jumbo Frame 9612, I suspect that the Jumbo might be the problem but am not positive.