vSAN performance testing

VMware and the Kubernetes Platform

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If there was any question about VMware’s commitment to the Kubernetes framework, the recent acquisition of Heptio is the answer. These two companies share a common mission to advance Kubernetes as an open framework for multi-cloud infrastructure. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Chad Sakac and Myles Gray back to continue round

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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

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What vSAN Admins Need to Know about Intel Optane

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Last week I had the opportunity to attend Intel Partner Connect and catch up on all the new updates coming from Intel in areas like data center, IoT, and artificial intelligence.  One thing is certain, Intel is shifting its focus from just PC-centric to data-centric. Taking center stage in their datacenter solutions this week was VMware vSAN

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The (r)evolution of vSAN

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vSAN is VMware’s software-defined storage solution, built from the ground up for vSphere virtual machines. It abstracts and aggregates locally attached disks in a vSphere cluster to create a storage solution that can be provisioned and managed from vCenter and the vSphere Web Client. This week on the Virtually Speaking podcast we are pleased to

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Whats New in Virtual Volumes (vVols) 2.0

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With the release of vSphere 6.0 back in March 2015, VMware delivered the long anticipated Virtual Volumes feature (a.k.a. vVols). Over the past year and a half the vVols momentum has been quietly building with more and more customer interest and partner activity. The adoption of Virtual Volumes has steadily increased as more and more customers move to vSphere 6,

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