VMware has released a paper titled:"VMware Virtual SAN Performance with Microsoft SQL Server", the paper which contains 9 pages shows the result of a scalability study running Microsoft SQL Server on VMware Virtual SAN using the DVD store benchmark.
Two cases were examined: (1) The number of nodes in the Virtual SAN cluster were scaled up from 4 to 8. (2) The number of DVD Store instances (virtual machines) per node were scaled up in a Virtual SAN cluster from 1 to 3.
The paper contains the following sections:
- Executive summary
- Experiment Setup
- Test Methodology
- Results and Analysis
- Hardware Configuration
- Virtual Machine Configuration
- Workload Configuration