Performance Study of VMware Thin Provisioning
Publisher : VMware
Latest Version : Mon Jan 18 12:25:38 PST 2010
Thin provisioning allows virtual disks to allocate and commit storage space on demand. This paper presents a performance study of thin-provisioned disks in a VMware vSphere test environment. The test results show that thin disks perform as well as thick disks, even under I/O-intensive workloads.