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What to expect from HCIBench 1.6.2

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You may have noticed that we just had vSphere 6.5 update 1 released. In this release, VMware has introduced a new feature called vSAN Performance Diagnostics. This feature allows you to customize a certain time range in the past, select a goal from “Max IOPS”, “Max Throughput” and “Min Latency”, and click Show results button, Read more...

Introducing HCIBench 1.6

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Happy 2017! We just released version 1.6.0.0 of HCIBench. You can find the appliance and the change log HERE. In the past couple of months, the focus has been adding new features and bug fixes. This version contains the following new features: HCIBench Authentication Clear Read Cache and Write Buffer before Testing Easy Run Re-Use Read more...

Use HCIBench Like a Pro – Part 2

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As I promised last time, we are going to talk about how to use the backend scripts to make the performance testing more efficient as well as troubleshooting HCIBench in case you run into an issue. This article might be updated from time to time if there are more issues reported. On Oct. 26th 2016, Read more...

Use HCIBench Like a Pro — Part 1

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HCIBench stands for “Hyper-converged Infrastructure Benchmark”, which is an automation wrapper around the popular and proven VDBench open source benchmark tool that makes it far easier to automate testing across a hyper-converged cluster. HCIBench was released last August, one year later, we published another major release and moved it from Dropbox to Fling. If you are new Read more...

SAP HANA on VMware All-Flash Virtual SAN

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As some of you die-hard SAP HANA on Virtual SAN fans know we have been working behind the scenes testing and validating SAP HANA on Virtual SAN. Well here is a glimpse of that hard work.  Let me insert the official phrases to make everyone happy…. SAP does not support HANA on Virtual SAN or Read more...