Workload based sizing with SAP HANA on VMware Cloud Foundation

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SAP HANA on VMware customers now have a choice of two sizing methods for SAP HANA on vSphere.  vSphere is a key component of VMware Cloud Foundation that also includes vSAN and NSX. When designing and sizing virtual infrastructure for SAP HANA, customers can choose between the traditional appliance based sizing or can use the Read more...

Hosting Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) with shared disk on VMware vSphere: Doing it right!

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UPDATED: Starting with VMware vSAN 6.7 U3 vSAN provides native support for a clustered disk resource for WSFC! There’s a lot of conflicting materials on the Internet describing how to configure a Windows failover cluster (WSFC) on the vSphere platform. In this blog post you will learn about VMware supported and recommended configuration options when Read more...

Machine Learning with H2O – the Benefits of VMware

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This brief article introduces a short 4.5 minute video that explains the reasons why VMware vSphere is a great platform for data scientists/engineers to use as their base operating platform. The video then demonstrates an example of this, showing a data scientist conducting a modeling experiment with an input set of data, while using the Read more...

Microsoft SQL Server Workloads and VMware Cloud on AWS: Design, Migration and Configuration

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Hosting mission-critical higly available Microsoft SQL Server (further referenced as SQL Server) workloads on VMware vSphere platform became mainstream during the last years. With the introduction of VMware Cloud on AWS enterprises now have an option to extend the vSphere hosting platform beyond on-premises datacenters into public cloud while maintaining the same toolset, user experience Read more...