NTPRO.NL reports about a new application that VMware previewed during the VMworld 2010 conference (read virtualization.info live coverage) called Storage Tester:
VMware Storage Tester automates the traditional storage performance analysis cycle to reduce the diagnosis time from days to hours. It provides an automated framework for configuring and launching storage diagnostic test in large-scale virtual deployments. In future releases it will feature a rule-based diagnostic engine running a decision tree algorithm to provide diagnostic information based on a knowledge base and the stored performance database.
There are some screenshots too. Here’s one: