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VMware Welcomes the Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series

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Lenovo and VMware are transforming the storage business together Hyper-converged infrastructure, or HCI, is the fastest growing market in IT, and the new Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series promises to expand the market even faster with Lenovo’s first turnkey, integrated system powered by VMware vSAN. To understand why HCI is growing, you might consider how mobile Read more...

Get Started with vSAN 6.6 in This Hands-on Lab

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There’s no better way to explore something new than by getting your hands dirty. VMware vSAN 6.6 comes with many exciting new updates & features and to help you get acclimated, we’ve developed a Hands-on Lab (HOL) that’s ideal for vSphere administrators looking to learn about deploying and leveraging vSAN to power their infrastructure. Let’s Read more...

Del Valle ISD Integrates VMware vSAN into its Data Center to Power Student Success

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Del Valle Independent School District is located in southeast Austin, Texas, and has a Texas-sized mission statement: empowering students not only to be engaged leaders and contributors, but also to be world-class visionaries. Therefore, it’s no surprise that Del Valle takes that same engaged, forward-thinking approach when it comes to technology. Del Valle’s IT team Read more...

MasterControl Adds Velocity and Maintains Standards with vSAN

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The mere mention of regulatory compliance brings to mind huge stacks of paper and a baffling series of acronyms for many people. But that’s not the case for the teams at MasterControl, a company in the business of making compliance easier to understand and achieve. Based in Salt Lake City, with offices in the United Read more...

Register for the vSAN Troubleshooting Workshop [V6.x] – BETA

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VMware Education is excited to offer the VMware vSAN Troubleshooting Workshop on 10/26 – 10/27.  This Live Online two-day course will teach you tools and skills necessary to troubleshoot VMware vSAN™ 6.6 implementations. You will gain practical experience with vSAN troubleshooting concepts through the completion of instructor-led activities and hands-on challenge lab exercises. Course Outline 1. Read more...

vSAN Operations: Maintenance Mode – No Data Evacuation – Caution When PFTT=0

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VMware vSphere includes a feature called Maintenance Mode that is useful for planned downtime activities such as firmware updates, storage device replacement, and software patches. Assuming you have VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) enabled (fully automated), Maintenance Mode will migrate virtual machines from the host entering maintenance mode to other hosts in the cluster. VMware Read more...

Oakland University Accelerates Technology Growth with vSAN

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At first glance, Oakland University (OU) looks like a relaxed midwestern university with rolling lawns and students lounging under spreading oaks. And while that is indeed part of the university’s charm, a closer look reveals a campus culture that is anything but sleepy. Serving more than 20,500 students, Oakland University in recent years has added Read more...