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Dell EMC PowerEdge MX

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX, the First Kinetic Infrastructure, is now a vSAN Certified ReadyNode

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VMware vSAN, the largest HCI (Hyper-Converged) software vendor in the market, is always first in enabling new platforms. This enablement helps our mutual customers adopt this modern server architecture for their workloads (traditional and cloud-native) and operational management benefits. Dell EMC PowerEdge MX, the kinetic infrastructure on modern server architecture, is now certified for vSAN. Read more...

Powering Intelligent Edge with VMware vSAN and HPE

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Co-Author – Bhumik Patel – Technical Alliances Director, VMware Since last few years, customers have been enabling Remote Office / Branch Office (ROBO) use cases with VMware vSAN as the hyper-converged storage solution. One of the major use cases for leveraging distributed storage at ROBO locations is that this makes them self-sustained in running applications Read more...
All Flash vSAN Cache Tier Sizing

Extending All Flash vSAN Cache Tier Sizing Requirement for Different Endurance Level Flash Device

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Introduction The flash storage industry evolved through many key changes in the last couple of years. For example, there are now new devices with high performance and endurance with smaller capacity points. At the same time, large capacity devices with lower endurance are becoming available in the enterprise market. With these changes, it requires to Read more...

Intel Purley Platform Day 0 Readiness for vSAN

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Intel Purley is launched today and you can read about it in Intel website here. With that, we also include new “vSAN ReadyNode Generation” in our vSAN VCG listing. If you go to vSAN VCG, you will find a new entry “Gen3 – Xeon Scalable” in addition to the previous generation. If you need to Read more...

HPE Synergy – the first composable infrastructure – now certified for vSAN

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Introduction: vSAN continues its journey of growth with more than 7,000 customers have chosen to entrust their most important workloads to vSAN. To support this journey, we are committed to work with our partners and enable the next generation hardware platform for our mutual customers. Composable infrastructure is the next generation platform customers are adopting Read more...

M.2 SSD as Boot Device for vSAN

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In this blog, I would like to provide some guidance for M.2 form factor SSD as a boot device in the vSAN environment. I mentioned in my earlier post on vSAN ReadyNode that we do not need any certification for a boot device in vSAN. We have a nicely written KB article which talks about boot device Read more...

What You Can (and Cannot) Change in a vSAN ReadyNode™

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Overview vSAN has taken the Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) market by storm and more than 7,000 customers have now adopted vSAN with thousands of deployments, confirming its position as the leading product in hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). One of the consumption models of vSAN software is ReadyNodes and today we have more than 200 ReadyNodes listed in Read more...