vSAN: a great platform for Cloud-Native Apps

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One of the fastest growing classes of applications running on VMware’s HCI offering (vSphere and vSAN) is next-gen applications, also known as cloud-native apps (CNA). These applications are typically containerized, comprise of many micro-services, they are distributed and often implement their own availability and fault-tolerance features. Running containers on top of virtual machines is not Read more...
Technical Writing

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 83: Technical Writing

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Technical writing is writing done for the purpose of educating, informing or directing someone on how to do something. You can find information on VMware technology on official sites like StorageHub, VirtualBlocks, or docs.vmware.com, or you can read the 100+ personal blogs. In addition, there are many publications covering the various VMware technologies. This week on Read more...
Virtually Speaking

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 81: Digital Transformation

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Seven technology leaders, all in one place. Dell, Dell EMC, Pivotal, RSA, SecureWorks, Virtustream and of course VMware.  With a line up like that its no wonder Dell Technologies is among Fortune’s most admired companies. A few weeks back we had the opportunity to sit down with the founder and CEO of Dell Technologies Michael Dell to hear his thoughts Read more...

The Use of Erasure Coding in VMware vSAN

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vSAN is a scale-out, software-defined storage platform that is the key component of VMware’s Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) offerings, on premises and on VMware Cloud on AWS. vSAN is an enterprise-grade storage product that offers a number of features to ensure the integrity, security and resilience of data. Since the first generally available version of the Read more...
Pivotal Container Service

Designing for Performance

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Customers often times want a fast system, and rightfully so.  But what is fast anyway?  How do you define it, and how do you measure it?  “Performance” is a term that is quite subjective if not properly defined, and appropriately measured. When it comes to performance expectations what defines success?  This week on the Virtually Read more...

Announcing the new VMware HCI Assessment

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  New HCI Assessment powered by Live Optics     We are launching a new Assessment tool called the VMware HCI Assessment powered by the industry leading Live Optics (formerly DPACK.) Live Optics is a tool widely adopted across the industry which is used to capture workload metrics which allows customers to assess their current Read more...

How vSAN Is Helping the Healthcare Industry Save Lives

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  Concerns over the quality of patient care, rising IT costs, and healthcare reform have healthcare IT teams looking for a better way to deliver services to clinicians and patients. Many industries need a reliable, agile and efficient software-defined data center, but perhaps none more than the healthcare industry that is in the business of Read more...
Cheyenne Radiology vsan

Cheyenne Radiology Pictures the Future with VMware vSAN

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Cheyenne Radiology is a medical imaging center that serves patients all over the western U.S., including sites in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming. One of the center’s primary services is a Web-based picture archiving and communications system (PACS) that stores scans for remote hospitals, clinics and medical practices. They have eight radiologists on staff who read Read more...