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Project nanoEDGE: Good Things Come in Small Packages

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“What would a small SDDC look like if not constrained by the usual rack/rail requirements, that was good enough to run around 25 Virtual Machines or equivalent Container workloads ?”   Simon Richardson, a Principal Systems Engineer and member of the Office of the CTO Global Field saw a problem his retail customers had, he was given the opportunity to Read more...
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Feature in Five: vSAN Data Placement and Availability

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Welcome to “Feature in Five” our byte-sized yet expansive explanation of various industry-leading VMware product solutions, all in -you guessed- five short minutes! Last time, we video-profiled Cloud-Native Storage on vSAN; in this edition, we turn our attention to vSAN Data Placement and Availability. In this Feature in Five, our vSAN expert, Jeff Hunter, demos how Read more...
vSANChat Getting Started

#vSANChat: Getting Started with vSAN

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VMware pros Jase McCarty (Technical Marketer) and Max Abelardo (HCI Systems Engineer),  joined us for the “Getting Started with vSAN” Chat last month! Catch up on their expert advice below and learn more in our Hands-on Lab on Sept 12! Register here: http://bit.ly/2MzkxfK Q1: Can you give us a quick elevator pitch about the latest Read more...
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VMworld US 2019: vSAN BINGO Challenge

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With VMworld less than a week away, it’s GO time vSAN fans! As you gear up for the conference of the year, we’ve put together an interactive BINGO board, VMworld edition. We’re calling on vSAN fans near and far to collectively fill out the board below. Are you up for the vSAN BINGO challenge?   Read more...

HPE Top 10 Reasons for vVols

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By Bharath Ram, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, HPE Nimble Storage   VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes (vVols) has been talked about a lot over the years and we are seeing increased adoption rates as well. Albeit the increase in adoption, there are still admins who are hesitant or unaware of the architecture and advantages vVols provide. VMware Read more...
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#StorageMinute: Why vSAN for Disaster Recovery?

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Why vSAN for Disaster Recovery? VMware vSAN™ is VMware’s radically simple storage solution for hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI). vSAN and VMware vSphere® provide a complete, natively integrated platform consisting of compute, network, and storage resources for a wide variety of use cases including disaster recovery. Deploy on inexpensive industry-standard x86 server components to remove large, upfront Read more...
vSAN 6.7 Update 3

Announcing vSAN 6.7 Update 3 and Enterprise Plus Edition

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vSAN 6.7 Update 3 Integrates Cloud-Native Application Storage Support and More! We’re excited to announce the upcoming release of the industry-leading hyperconverged infrastructure software, VMware vSAN. As applications continue to evolve, the infrastructure needs to be flexible enough to support those changes, and 6.7 Update 3 provides new capabilities to help administrators manage cloud-native applications Read more...
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#vSANChat VMworld – Prepping for VMware’s Biggest Conference

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Our recent vSANChat VMworld discussion marks the one year anniversary of vSANChats! A huge shout out to all of our expert attendees and community participants. We’ve had so much fun facilitating these discussions and we’re just getting started. This year we’re heading to San Francisco for another VMworld!  Whether you’re a first-time VMworld attendee or Read more...
Cloud Native Storage Beta on vSAN

Feature in Five: Cloud Native Storage on vSAN

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 Welcome to “Feature in Five,” our byte-sized yet expansive explanation of various industry-leading VMware product solutions, all in—you guessed—five short minutes! Last time, we video-profiled Elastic vSAN; in this edition, we turn our attention to Cloud Native Storage on vSAN. Cloud Native Storage on vSAN is an expansion of Project Hathaway, which was developed to Read more...