This chart displays the number of I/O operations per second on the datastore, aggregated across all hosts and virtual machines accessing the datastore. The chart displays zero values when Storage I/O Control is disabled.

This chart is located in the Performance view of the datastore Performance tab. The datastoreIops counter can also be displayed for datastore cluster charts.

Table 1. Data Counters
Chart Label Description
Storage I/O Control Aggregate IOPs Number of I/O operations per second on the datastore, aggregated across all hosts and virtual machines accessing the datastore.
  • Counter: datastoreIops
  • Stats Type: Absolute
  • Unit: Number
  • Rollup Type: Average
  • Collection Level: 3