This chart displays the per-host disk write rates for a datastore. The chart displays information about the ten hosts with the highest values.

This chart is located in the Performance view of the datastore Performance tab.

Data Counters

Chart Label


Average write requests per second

Number of disk write commands completed on each disk on the host, per second.

Write rate = blocks written per second × block size

Counter: numberWriteAveraged

Stats Type: Rate

Unit: Number

Rollup Type: Average

Collection Level: 1