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What’s New in SRM and vSphere Replication 8.3

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SRM and vSphere Replication have been available since 2008 and 2012 respectively. They both started as good products and have only gotten better over time. I'm still surprised and impressed by our engineering team’s ability to add significant new capabilities while at the same time keeping the core functionality solid. This post will cover what's Read more...
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Announcing vSAN 7

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We’re excited to announce the latest release of the industry-leading hyperconverged infrastructure software, VMware vSAN 7. vSAN, with its rich ecosystem of partners, has evolved as the platform of choice for private and public clouds. This article discusses how vSAN 7 accelerates modernizing the data center with newer features and enhancements. HCI is being rapidly Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 147: Working from Home

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As early as January, many were predicting 2020 to be the year of the remote worker, but even the most optimistic telecommuting advocates couldn’t have anticipated the emphasis on working from home brought on by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). As scientists continue working on a vaccine the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is advocating community-based interventions Read more...

New vVols Lightboard Series

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vVols adoption is growing and continues to gain momentum in 2020! Together with vVols Partner ecosystem and VMware vVols team - we would like to present series of Lightboard Sessions discussing benefits, partner implementations, and various use cases. Below is a link to the first set in the series with a vVols overview - and Read more...
vSAN Deconstructed: Availability

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 146: vSAN Deconstructed: Availability

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vSAN is a highly resilient storage platform that intelligently manages the performance, efficiency, and availability of all data stored on a vSphere cluster. This week the Virtually Speaking Podcast continues the ongoing series vSAN Deconstructed and takes a closer look at the various aspects of vSAN Availability. Links Mentioned vSAN Availability Technologies vSAN Failure Scenarios Read more...
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Feature In Five: vVols Space Reclamation

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With 5 minutes on the clock – it's time for another "Feature In Five"! If you joined us last time, we video-profiled SQL Cluster on vSAN; in this edition, we'll get the inside scoop on vVols Space Reclamation. Let's get started! Today, our experts – Cody Hosterman and Jason Massae – take a closer look Read more...

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 Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 144: Home Labs Powered by vSAN

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This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast it's all about Home Labs. Our good friend William Lam has been aggregating an amazing collection of Home Labs in the IT Community. On this episode we welcome William, Max Abelardo and Johan van Amersfoort do discuss this new Home Labs aggregated list and things to consider when Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 143: A VMC Cloud Migration Story

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VMware Cloud on AWS brings VMware’s enterprise-class SDDC software to the AWS Cloud with optimized access to native AWS services. Even with all the benefits of the cloud, transitioning existing infrastructure can seem a bit scary for some. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome cloud migration experts Adam Fisher and Paul Cradduck Read more...