Which vSphere feature provides dynamic allocation of storage capacity?

Which vSphere feature provides dynamic allocation of storage capacity?

A.
vStorage APIs/VCB

B.
Thinapp

C.
sDRS

D.
vStorage Thin Provisioning

4 Comments on “Which vSphere feature provides dynamic allocation of storage capacity?

  1. Anitha says:

    I believe the correct answer is C:sDRS
    See ; http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/index.jsp?topic=/com.vmware.vsphere.storage.doc_50/GUID-8AE88758-20C1-4873-99C7-181EF9ACFA70.html
    Storage DRS recommendations appear on the Storage DRS tab in the vSphere Client datastore view. Recommendations also appear when you attempt to put a datastore into Storage DRS maintenance mode. When you apply Storage DRS recommendations, vCenter Server uses Storage vMotion to migrate virtual machine disks to other datastores in the datastore cluster to balance the resources.

  2. manuel says:

    vSphere Storage DRS
    Allocates and balances storage capacity and I/O dynamically across collections of datastores. This feature includes management capabilities that minimize the risk of running out of space and the risk of I/O bottlenecks slowing the performance of virtual machines.

    http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/index.jsp?topic=/com.vmware.vsphere.storage.doc_50/GUID-8AE88758-20C1-4873-99C7-181EF9ACFA70.html

    Typically, storage provisioning is a manual process…
    http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-vStorage-Thin-Provisioning-DS-EN.pdf

  3. Raghuram says:

    Correct Answer is D

    vStorage Thin Provisioning

    Reason: vStorage Thin Provisioning dynamically allocate the storage capacity and Storage DRS will Migrate (Load Balance) b/w storage


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