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Take a vSAN Lab, Win a Drone

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Take vSAN’s latest Hands-on Lab: What’s New with vSAN 6.5  and win a drone! Explore features like iSCSI Target, PowerCLI and more.   By signing up, you are automatically entered to win a DJI Mavic Pro drone! Our labs are the fastest and easiest way to test-drive the full technical capabilities of VMware products. These Read more...

PM Hub: Better Site Protection with Stretched Clusters

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Introducing PM Hub: Your one stop show for all things Storage Product Management related Today, we the Storage and Availability Product Management team, are proud to announce the launch of a new blog series called PM Hub. With this series, we aim to bring you a Product Manager’s perspective of features available in vSAN, vVOLS, Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 41: vSAN 6.6 Part 2

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Last week VMware announced the launch of vSAN 6.6. Even more so than previous releases, this is a feature-packed release with advanced enterprise features that make vSAN faster, more cost effective and more secure than ever before. This week on the vSpeaking Podcast we bring in Peter Koehler for Part 2 of our vSAN 6.6 coverage and walk us Read more...

VMware Announces General Availability of vSAN 6.6

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vSAN 6.6 is here! Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of vSAN 6.6. vSAN 6.6 accelerates the modernization of data center infrastructure with improved  security, lower cost, and faster performance. vSAN 6.6 provides native software-based vSAN Encryption, local failure protection with stretched clusters, cost savings with ease of management and up to 50% higher Read more...

Part 2: Storage Policy Based Management for Containers Orchestrated by Kubernetes

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This blog is written by Balu Dontu and Tushar Thole from Cloud Native Applications Storage team See Part 1 of the blog: Deploying WordPress-MySQL Application with Persistent Storage Create deployment with Persistent Volume Claim Create a MySql deployment Create a MySql deployment using this resource file: [crayon-5950e2fb5d18e330275832/]   Key parts here are: Resource defines a Deployment using mysql Docker Read more...

Part 1: Storage Policy Based Management for Containers Orchestrated by Kubernetes

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This blog is written by Balu Dontu and Tushar Thole from Cloud Native Applications Storage team In a previous blog, we learnt how stateful containers orchestrated by Kubernetes can leverage storage exposed by vSphere (vSAN, VMFS, NFS) by using standard Kubernetes volume, persistent volume and dynamic provisioning primitives. Once you start enjoying the convenience of Read more...

Episode 40: vSAN 6.6 Part 1

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Today VMware announced the launch of vSAN 6.6. Even more so than previous releases, this is a feature-packed release with advanced enterprise features that make vSAN faster, more cost effective and more secure than ever before. This week on the vSpeaking Podcast we bring in Jase McCarty to walk us through some of the details Read more...

Goodbye Multicast

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vSAN I’ll start off with a simple statement that will likely make a lot of customers happy. VMware vSAN in 6.6 will no longer use Multicast. All vSAN traffic will instead use Unicast. For a history of why Multicast was used, as well as what changed to prompt the shift read the history of vSAN multicast on Read more...