July 21, 2011

VMWare Expert Authors New E-Book – The Essentials Series: Tactics in Optimizing Virtual Machine Disk IOPS

LONDON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

Realtime Publishers, the leading provider of expert, third-party
independent content for the IT market has issued a new e-book entitled
"Tactics in Optimizing Virtual Machine Disk IOPS". Authored by IT expert
Greg Shields, the e-book covers vital information for any virtual IT
environment, with a host of practices to fully achieve an optimized virtual

In his e-book, the author Greg Shields whose IT expertise spans 15 years
and is a multiple recipient of Microsoft "Most Valuable Professional" award
as well as VMware's vExpert award comments:

"Disk optimization in virtual environments is absolutely a necessary
activity. That optimization comes in many forms. A proper design goes far in
ensuring hardware is ready to support the IOPS demand of needy VMs.
Correctly configuring those VMs during operations represents another facet."

The free e-book is intended to show how a bad design combined with
incorrect VM configurations can be detrimental to performance and hinder VM
disk I/O.

Thomas Doria, New Business Development Manager at Diskeeper Corporation
Europe comments:

"This e-book is a vital tool for today's IT consultant currently
immersed in the field of virtualisation. It gives IT admins an excellent
overview and understanding of two major areas: Poor practices that hinder VM
Disk IOPS and defining requirements for a VM Disk Optimization Solution."

To download the new e-book click here
[http://downloads.diskeeper.com/pdf/Tactics_in_Optimizing_Virtual_Machine_Disk_IOPS.pdf?pps0007181 ]

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SOURCE Diskeeper Corporation Europe