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Common vSAN Networking

Common vSAN Networking, NIC and Switch Questions

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This post will wrap up some common vSAN networking questions and includes helpful links for solutions to network-related configuration, device selection, and device configuration. The vSAN Networking Guide on StorageHub also holds a lot of great content on this subject. vSAN Networking Update Part – 1 What should I consider when shopping for a switch? Read more...
Log Insight

What’s New in the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN

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VMware vRealize Log Insight is masterful in its ability to take large amounts of unstructured log data that is all too often ignored, and give it practical meaning for a data center administrator. vSAN customers benefit from this too, with a large assortment of event log dashboards that are purpose-built for vSAN. These dashboards come Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 135: Expert Panel

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Last week at VMworld Europe the vSpeaking Podcast welcomed the Expert Panel (Duncan Epping, Frank Denneman, William Lam and Ken Werneburg) to discuss the shifting IT landscape. Topics discussed 1. ROBO aka “the edge” is being redefined 2. Kubernetes for everyone? 3. What are the customer conversations these days? Links Mentioned Video: Intro from VMware COO Read more...
VUM

Feature in Five: vSAN Integrated vSphere Update Manager (VUM)

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Welcome back to another edition of “Feature in Five,” our byte-sized videos of industry-leading VMware product solutions, all in—that’s right—five short minutes or less! Last time, we video-profiled Site Recovery Manager DRaaS Planned Migration; in this feature, we turn our attention to vSAN Integrated vSphere Update Manager (VUM). vSAN Integrated vSphere Update Manager To start, Read more...
vSANChat

vSANChat Wrap-Up: VMware and HPE!

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The vSAN team also hosted our monthly #vSANChat on Twitter! Each #vSANChat is a way for you to ask questions and give feedback directly to the product teams, and we love spending the hour chatting on Twitter and getting to know our subject matter experts! This month we were joined by Brent Sullivan, John Shields Read more...
vSAN Witness Properties

vSAN Witness Appliance Updates in vSAN 6.7 P01

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Stretched Cluster and 2 Node vSAN configurations require a vSAN Witness Host prevent split-brain scenarios when sites are isolated from each other due to loss of connectivity or other outage. The Stretched Cluster Guide and 2 Node Guide state that any physical vSphere host with appropriate RAM and storage devices can be used, or the free vSAN Read more...
VMware vSAN ReadyLab Innovation Award WInners

Announcing ReadyLabs Innovation Award Winners for VMware HCI Partners

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VMware is pleased to announce our first ReadyLabs Innovation Awards, recognizing the key contributors that make vSAN powered hyperconverged infrastructure reliable and highly performant. ReadyLabs works with dozens of OEMs, from component manufacturers to server OEM vendors, jointly certifying hundreds of ReadyNodes, ReadyNode configurations and ReadyNode components. Key Differentiator for VMware Hyperconverged Infrastructure Customers VMware Read more...
Primeflex

Harro Höfliger Improves Productivity By Adopting VMware vSAN on Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX

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Harro Höfliger develops and manufactures production and packaging systems and offers comprehensive consulting services as well as other services for the entire product life cycle. The medium-sized company’s customers include pharmaceutical and medical device companies as well as brand manufacturers of consumer and home-care products. Its machine portfolio covers every stage of industrialization from the Read more...
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VMware vSAN Live Mobile Client App

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The ability to perform monitoring tasks from mobile devices is becoming more prevalent. Especially as we increasingly move toward a hybrid cloud model with infrastructure distributed across data centers, edge locations, and in the cloud. Considering the momentum of Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) powered by vSAN, it only makes sense that we have monitoring capabilities for Read more...

Announcing VMware Skyline Health for vSAN

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VMware is pleased to announce VMware Skyline Health for vSAN, which unifies two in-product support offerings, vSAN Health and Skyline. Users will experience less downtime due to new, proactive Skyline notifications as well as resolve issues faster from a single source of support. Skyline Health for vSAN provides self-service findings for configuration, patches, upgrades, and Read more...