Vasa storage capabilities – Dell PowerVault MD3660f User Manual

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Figure 1. VASA Provider in a vCenter Storage Management Architecture

VASA Storage Capabilities

Storage provisioning operations available in vSphere allow VASA to monitor whether a storage array's physical
components can meet virtual machine needs according to defined capabilities. Available capabilities and their common
performance ranges are shown in table below.

Table 1. Available VASA Storage Capabilities

Storage Capabilities

Common Use/Performance Range

SSD Drives

Storage Type

Virtual disks comprised of solid-state physical disks