Purestorage provides the ability to visualize the IO from the array all the way up to the VM. There are metrics for Latency, Bandwith, IOPs or System CPU and Memory.
All data is collected by the Array-Collector. There are two Array-Collectors available, the On-Array Collector and the Off-Array Collector.
The On-Array Collector is installed by Purestorage Support directly on the Array.
The Off-Array Collector is a Docker-Container which must be installed on an Ubuntu VM.
In this blog post I want to show how to install the Off-Array Collector, but you will also find the requirements for both On- and Off-Array Collector.Continue reading