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VMware Communities Roundtable Podcast – Show Notes #203 – What’s New in vSphere 5.1 Storage

Hosts
John Mark Troyer, VMware @jtroyer
Mike Laverick, VMware @mike_laverick

Guests
Cormac Hogan, VMware @VMwareStorage

Link to Audio Recording
What’s New in vSphere 5.1 Storage

Virtualization News
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#vBrownBag Call For Speakers – Barcelona
VMworld Barcelona Community Lounge and Tech Talk Theater
Mike Laverick – Chinwag with Craig Waters
Is DevOps relevant to ‘normal’ IT?
John was on the TWiT Network – This Week in Enterprise Tech

Show
Cornac Hogan’s Personal Blog

[PDF] What’s New in VMware vSphere 5.1 – Storage

Cornac Hogan’s VMware Blog

vSphere 5.1 Storage Enhancements – Part 1: VMFS-5

vSphere 5.1, increasing this maximum number of hosts that can share a read-only file to 32.

ALERT: vSphere 5.1 is not compatible with any versions of VMware View

[Michael Webster Blog] vSphere 5.1 Generally Available – Important Upgrade Considerations

[VMware KB] vSphere 5.1 is not supported with any versions of VMware View

VOMA – vSphere On-disk Metadata Analyzer – new customer facing metadata consistency checker tool, which is run from the CLI of ESXi 5.1 hosts. It checks both the Logical Volume Manager (LVM) and VMFS for issues. It works on both VMFS-3 & VMFS-5 datastores.

[Chad Sakac Blog] Heads up! vSphere 5.1 and PowerPath/VE

NetApp Communities vPodcast

[PDF] What’s New in VMware vSphere Storage Appliance 5.1

vSphere 5.1 Storage Enhancements – Part 9: Storage DRS

Additional Links
Stephen Foskett – Storage Changes in VMware vSphere 5.1