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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 38: Storage Performance

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Have you ever stopped to think what if conventional wisdom on the consumption of resources is wrong? This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we bring in one of VMware’s performance experts, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager Peter Koehler to break down some common misconceptions around storage performance and provide a deeper look into how vSAN Read more...
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Automating VVol DR with Power CLI 6.5

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One of my favorite updates in vSphere 6.5 is the support for array-based replication with Virtual Volumes (VVols). Now with VASA 3.0 storage vendors have the ability to configure array-based replication into their VASA providers allowing users to preconfigure VM Storage Policies that include replicating VMs for Disaster Recovery. Support for Array-based replication was by far biggest request Read more...
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Virtually Speaking Podcast Episode 36: vSAN Use Cases

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VMware just posted stunning vSAN market adoption rates showing that a torrent of 7,000 customers have now adopted vSAN, confirming its position as the leading product in the hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) market. This week on the vSpeaking Podcast we share some vSAN use cases captured at VMware’s World Wide Kick-Off 2017. Show Related Links 7000 Read more...
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vSAN Empowers CINgroup Business Growth

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Meeting the demands of the digital transformation can seem overwhelming, but one company has recently figured out the secret to simple and natural data center modernization. Let’s take a look at how one industry-leading company managed to break out of the traditional infrastructure cycle and modernize their data center while reducing costs and saving resources! Read more...
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SPBM: Configuring VVol Replication

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Now that vSphere 6.5 supports array-based replication (ABR), customers are starting to configure replication in their VM Storage Policies. Before you configure your policies for replication below are a few prerequisites to check. Note: Always check with your storage vendor for specific instructions on configuring your VASA Provider.  While very similar, each vendor I’ve configured is slightly different. Read more...

Getting More Out of vSAN: February Webcasts

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With an all-time high of 7,000 vSAN customers, we want to make sure that your vSAN deployment and operations are seamless and that you’re getting the most benefit from the product. Our ongoing “Getting More Out of vSAN: Deploy and Operate” webcast series,  presented by vSAN experts, is designed to help you succeed in your Read more...
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NetApp SRA 4.0 for Site Recovery Manager

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The other day I saw NetApp announced a new Storage Replication Adapter for VMware Site Recovery Manager so I reached out to my NetApp buddy Chris Gebhardt for more details. Chris shared the following information so I thought I would pass it along. By Chris Gebhardt, Principal Technical Marketing Engineer at NetApp For those who may Read more...

Top 5 Q&A: Getting More out of vSAN – Session 1

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In 2017, we kicked off Getting More Out of vSAN, an ongoing technical webcast series led by vSAN experts and designed to support you, our customers, with deployment and operation of vSAN. This webcast series is unique because of the interactive, live Q&A session at the end, where you can voice your concerns, provide feedback, Read more...