Many customers have adopted VMware ESX as their server consolidation and virtualization solution. This IBM® Redpaper™ publication explains how to plan for IBM Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center monitoring of your VMware ESX environment. This paper is intended for storage administrators who will plan for and configure Tivoli Storage Productivity Center to Monitor VMware servers and then produce reports. This paper guides you through the required steps to successfully complete these tasks. In addition, this paper includes several scenarios that show you how to use Tivoli Storage Productivity Center to monitor your VMware environment.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Tivoli Storage Productivity Center on virtual infrastructures
Chapter 2. The importance of storage in virtual infrastructures
Chapter 3. Planning and configuring the Tivoli Storage Productivity Center and VMware environment
Chapter 4. Monitoring a VMware environment with Tivoli StorageProductivity Center