Application and Network Performance Monitoring in a Virtualized Environment
Source: Network Instruments
As organizations implement virtualized environments, knowing how to monitor and maintain them becomes yet another challenge for today's network professional. Monitoring network and application traffic in an environment containing one-to-many relationships between physical hardware devices (virtual hosts) and virtual application servers (virtual machines) presents a number of concerns. This white paper presents various visibility options and their ramifications, and outlines new technology that allows visibility into both external and internal traffic within a virtual environment.