Hot Off The Press: Virtual SAN in 3 Minutes Videos

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A while back we started a video series VSAN In 3 Minutes. The goal was to provide quick, bite-sized and easily consumable introduction to Virtual SAN features and functions with just enough information to get you going in the right direction.  With the launch of Virtual SAN 6.2, we have added a number of features which

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vSAN Webcast Library

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Whether you are just getting started with vSAN or want to take a deeper technical dive, our experts answer common questions and suggest best practices to maximize your storage solution in these recorded webcasts. Watch at your own pace, download the slide deck, and submit questions to the vSAN experts. New! vSpeaking Podcast Series Learn even more

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Veeam v10 Backup and Replication for VMware Environments

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Today Veeam is announcing Veeam Availability Suite v10. This highly anticipated release will be covered in detail at their launch event, but since we know that backup and replication is an extremely important topic to VMware customers we wanted to bring in the experts onto the podcast. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast, we

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Oracle Cloud VMware Solution

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Oracle and VMware have announced their collaboration to help joint customers run deployments on Oracle’s cloud without rearchitecting applications or operations. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we discuss the announcement with VMware's Don Sullivan and Oracle's G Ruiz and Faisal Hasan. We also spoke to Sudhir Balasubramanian about Oracle RAC on vSAN, changes

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How to Persuade Your Boss

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IT organizations are faced with a tantalizing array of options when it comes to hardware and software solutions but long before anything can ever be deployed, it has to be purchased, which means at some point it had to be approved. Sometimes deploying a solution can be the easy part compared to getting approval. So

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VMware Cloud Foundation

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VMware Cloud Foundation Last week VMware announced general availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 3.8. This newest release is packed with new capabilities that make Cloud Foundation easier to deploy, manage and automate. VMware Cloud Foundation is an integrated software stack that bundles compute virtualization (VMware vSphere), storage virtualization (VMware vSAN), network virtualization (VMware NSX), and cloud

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Site Recovery Manager 8.2

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Disaster Recovery never looked so good. Earlier this month VMware released the latest version of Site Recovery Manager. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Cato Grace to walk us through the details of this release. Links Mentioned Getting them most out of the new SRM appliance Whats new in SRM 8.2 The

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Top 10 VMware Admin Tools

Top 10 VMware Admin Tools

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On Episode 108 of the Virtually Speaking Podcast, John and I welcomed Duncan Epping and William Lam to discuss the various VMware tools used to manage environments. In preparation for this discussion I took to social media to get a general consensus of the most popular tools VMware admins are using these days. As expected,

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VMware Horizon 7 on VMware vSAN

VMware Horizon 7 on VMware vSAN Best Practices

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How does vSAN deduplication work with virtual desktop clones? Should I choose per VM or per cluster encryption for VDI? Are Instant Clones supported on vSAN? These and other questions are answered in the VMware Horizon 7 on VMware vSAN Best Practices technical white paper. Core Use Case for vSAN One of the first core

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