New Horizon, vSAN, vSphere, and vCloud Director Training

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The newest courses from VMware Education Services provide training on a variety of technologies, designed to make it easy for you to get the skills you need when and where you want it. VMware Horizon 7: Design Workshop [V7] presents a VMware Horizon design methodology that begins with the information and data that must be gathered Read more...

Four Unique Enterprise Customers Deploy VSAN

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At VMworld 2016, we had a great opportunity to showcase four customer use cases for VMware Virtual SAN™. The session “Four Unique Enterprise Customers Deployment of VMware Virtual SAN” was hosted by VMware SE Manager Peter Keilty (SDS East, Office of the CTO, Americas Field Storage and Availability). Read more...

Supporting Always On Availability Groups (SQL Server) with App Volumes

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By Mark Ma With the recent release of App Volumes 2.12, we officially support Microsoft SQL Server Always On Availability Groups. SQL Always On Availability Groups is a great way to provide high availability and disaster recovery because live copies of your databases reside on secondary servers. By integrating SQL Always On with App Volumes, Read more...

The Promise of Software‐Defined Storage (SDS)

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Together with Intel, VMware has released a new ebook covering virtualized storage, Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI), and vSAN. Hyper‐Converged Infrastructure for Dummies by Michael Haag shows you the ways HCI evolves how compute, storage, and management are delivered and provisioned to help you cut operational and capital costs, increase IT and business agility, and improve application Read more...

Free Webcast – VMware Virtual SAN Troubleshooting Techniques

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On Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 8AM PDT (11:00 AM EDT, 12:00 PM BST, 12:00 PM SGT) Francis Daly will present a free webcast on VMware Virtual SAN Troubleshooting Techniques. The webcast will show you how to find information that is sometimes difficult to locate via the troubleshooting tools. We will also highlight troubleshooting techniques, architectural overviews, Read more...

Updated Virtual SAN Book from VMware Press

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Here is a brief excerpt from the newly released Second Edition of Essential Virtual SAN (VSAN): Administrator’s Guide to VMware Virtual SAN by Cormac Hogan and Duncan Epping, VCDX #7 from VMware Press. Introducing Virtual SAN VMware’s plan for software-defined storage is to focus on a set of VMware initiatives related to local storage, shared Read more...