This document provides VMware and Dell PS Series storage administrators with recommended best practices when configuring a virtual environment. This paper covers Dell recommendations on how to plan and scale virtual environments with PS Series arrays, specifically with regard to making connections to PS Series volumes and managing connection counts to a PS Series Group. This paper also covers connectivity and high availability as well as some common performance-tuning best practices. In addition, there is a discussion on various methods to implement for data-drive connectivity for the virtual machines.

Updated January 2017.