VMware vSphere - SDK Performance Monitoring - Resource

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    vSphere API and Performance Monitoring Resource


    Pointers to Performance Monitoring content to help software developers build performance monitoring applications. Please add any other pointers you think our community should be aware of.


    Latest Updates:


    -> Using vscsiStats for Storage Performance Analysis by Scott D. (using ESXi)



    -> vSphere APIs for Performance Monitoring Webinar



    -> Performance TroubleShooting for VMware vSphere 4



    ->New vSphere Performance Monitoring Video and Sample Code - from Tech Exchange Orlando

    See Application Performance Monitoring through the VI APIs (takes a few minutes to load - 60 mins)



    vSphere API Reference Guide 4.0:


    -> http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/vc-sdk/visdk400pubs/ReferenceGuide/cpu_counters.html


    -> http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/vc-sdk/visdk400pubs/ReferenceGuide/vim.PerformanceManager.html


    -> Performance Monitoring and Analysis




    VI SDK Performance Monitoring Video

    60 Minutes goes into details of best practices when gathering VI Performance information.



    technote_PerformanceCounters-11-03-08.pdf - Improved Performance Counter Definition


    VI 3.5 Memory Statistic Definitions.pdf - Details on Memory Statistics for VI 3.5


    VMware Performance Community - Dedicated to all things Peformance


    Best Practices for Perfomance - Community Guide