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How to Do a Virtual SAN Pricing Comparison the Right Way – Part 1

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Why should you read this blog post? Comparing storage solutions pricing was always complicated and now with new emerging architectures like Hyper-converged (HCI), it can become an even more daunting assignment. Figuring out how to get to a fair comparison, or as close to an apples-to-apples one, is really not trivial. I’ve spent many hours Read more...

VMware Virtual SAN Health Check Plug-in Now Available

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The VMware Virtual SAN team is proud to announce the general availability of the new VMware Virtual SAN Health Check Plug-in. The Health Check Plug-in was created to address one of the pain points many storage solution suffer from – hardware health and configuration – and VSAN is no different in that respect. Read more...

VSAN Evaluation – How To Use the Sizing Tool – Part 2

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This blog post is the second in our series of blog posts of VSAN Evaluation using our integrated sizing and TCO Calculator. Click here for part 1 of the blog series that discusses VM profiling.   First, let’s start by explaining what a Virtual SAN Ready Node is. Virtual SAN is a pure software product, but using Read more...

VSAN Evaluation – How To Use the Sizing Tool – Part 1

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Sizing a vSphere environment for VMware Virtual SAN is not an easy task and if this is how you look like when you approach it you should continue reading. Nevertheless, even if you already did sizing for VSAN in the past there are some nuances that you might want to pay attention to. First, before Read more...