Review Datastore workload for serial or random access

I believe IOStat can tell you if a VM access storage in a serial or random fashion but is there a why to see this from he datastore level. I am trying to see if a datastore has for example 75% random with 30% reads or 80%b serial with 90% writes
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I dont believe IOStat does it on any operating system.

Answer is complete - NO, not this time, not ever.
compdigit44Author Commented:
MY be I do not have the correct name of the tool but can any "command-line" command in vmware do this?

Thank you for the help.
NO, there is no algorithm that eventually could detect this serial read vs random read.

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compdigit44Author Commented:
This newbie thanks you for your patience.... :o)
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