Posts Tagged ‘delete snapshot’

Performance impact when using VMware snapshots

It is certainly not unheared of – “When I delete a snapshot from a VM, the thing totally freezes!“. The strange thing is, some customers have these issues, others don’t (or are not aware of it). So what really DOES happen when you clean out a snapshot? Time to investigate!

Test Setup

So how do we test performance impact on storage while ruling out external factors? The setup I choose was using a VM with the following specs:

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