InterSystems Caché

VMware Announces InterSystems Caché and IRIS Support of vSAN

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VMware further extends the market for HCI to a broader set of mission-critical applications by announcing vSAN support of InterSystems Caché and IRIS® Data Platform, key database platforms used extensively in healthcare and financial services by customers like Quest, Labcorp, Credit Suisse and others. VMware’s leading, software-first approach to HCI provides the availability, agility and

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vSAN 6.7 – Introducing WSFC support on vSAN!

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Introduction In vSAN 6.5 we introduced the concept of iSCSI targets hosted on a vSAN cluster. This allowed connection of physical hosts to a vSAN datastore to take advantage of SPBM and other vSAN features such as deduplication, compression, encryption and QoS for physical machines external to a virtualized cluster. This extended vSAN’s capabilities from

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What’s New with VMware vSAN 6.7

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Introducing vSAN 6.7 vSAN 6.7 is here! This release offers features and capabilities that enable improved performance, usability and consistency. Significant improvements to the management and monitoring tools are also matched by lower level performance and application consistency improvements. vSAN continues to see rapid adoption with more than 10,000 customers and growing. A 600 Million

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A bucket labled "Default Datastore Policy" full of VMs with different requirements

SPBM, because not all applications are created equal

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Since taking over Tech Marketing for Storage in VMware Cloud on AWS, I’ve had the privilege to work with many Customers and Partners working within the VMC on AWS service. For the most part, it’s been an invigorating experience. Given the complexity of Hybrid Cloud operations, I went into this expecting the primary challenge to

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vSAN performance testing

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 72: Customer POCS

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A Proof of Concept (or POC) project is a common approach used by companies to assess the viability of a software product for solving a particular business need. So what does it take to conduct a successful POC? This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we bring in Dave Morera and Sudhir Balasubramanian to walk

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vSAN performance testing

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 70: Why vVols is Pure Genius

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  Virtual Volumes (vVols) was designed to solve a lot of the pain points VMware and/or storage admins face today.  VMware partners with various storage partners to provide the management component of vVols, the VASA Provider. Recently Pure Storage introduced vVols support for their FlashArray All-Flash-Array with its Purity 5.0.0 operating environment. This highly anticipated addition to the

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Virtual Volumes (vVols) on Pure Storage FlashArray

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Pure Storage recently introduced vVols support for their FlashArray All-Flash-Array with its Purity 5.0.0 operating environment. This highly anticipated addition to the Virtual Volumes partner program includes the latest VASA certification providing support for array-based replication. A few important things to note: The FlashArray supports VASA 3.0–this means array-based replication support with Virtual Volumes. The

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DataStax Enterprise on VMware vSAN for Development

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This blog was co-authored by Kathryn Erickson, Director of Strategic Partnerships at DataStax Enterprise After several months’ diligent work, DataStax and VMware achieved another milestone by delivering a technical white paper for the solution of DataStax Enterprise (DSE) on vSAN for development environments after publishing the solution brief in VMworld. VMware and DataStax have jointly

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Powering Your Business-Critical Applications with VMware vSAN

Powering Your Business-Critical Applications with VMware vSAN

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Whenever disruptive technology meets well-established paradigms, it takes time for everyone to “get the memo”.  Many enterprises are simply conservative and don’t like change, while others believe that adopting “1.0” version is asking for trouble. (Hard to argue with that last one!)  Very rarely do you come across a product that is both mature and

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VMware vSAN Knowledge Base and Resources for Shared Virtual disks using Multi-writer option

VMware vSAN Knowledge Base and Resources for Shared Virtual disks using Multi-writer option

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VMware vSAN™, the market leader in Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) storage, enables low cost and high performance next-generation HCI solutions. It converges traditional IT infrastructure silos onto industry-standard servers and virtualizes physical infrastructure to help customers easily evolve their infrastructure without risk and improve TCO over traditional resource silos. vSAN provides both enterprise-class scale and performance

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