Virtual SAN Performance Service and Performance Tools

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One of the exciting new features of Virtual SAN 6.2 is the new performance service. For quick troubleshooting of issues, or verification of performance it is a great and simple tool that can be turned on with a single checkbox.  This is an ESXi native performance monitoring system with API, as well as UI access. For

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SAP HANA on VMware All-Flash Virtual SAN

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As some of you die-hard SAP HANA on Virtual SAN fans know we have been working behind the scenes testing and validating SAP HANA on Virtual SAN. Well here is a glimpse of that hard work.  Let me insert the official phrases to make everyone happy…. SAP does not support HANA on Virtual SAN or

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Top 5 Lessons from Public Cloud Providers Reaping the Benefits of VMware Virtual SAN

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Public Cloud companies are constantly looking for ways to not only improve their infrastructure and services, but also increase capacity, simplify operations and ensure continuous up-time: Cloud Carib and Zettagrid are no exception. Cloud Carib is a cloud solution provider in Nassau, Bahamas which specializes in providing government agencies, financial and professional services companies in

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VMware an Inaugural Member of New Intel Storage Builders Partner Ecosystem – Intel Cloud Day Announcement

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The VMware Storage and Availability team is excited to be participating in this year’s Intel® Cloud Day event. Taking place today, March 31st, in San Francisco, Intel is hosting a day of news announcements, discussions and workshops on the industry leader momentum toward software-defined infrastructure solution delivery. At 9:00 AM PDT Diane Bryant, senior vice

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Wachter Inc. – A VSAN Customer Story of Cost-Savings, Performance Improvements and Infrastructure Simplification

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  Wachter is the leading national solution and service provider of electrical, data, communications, automation, and other complex building systems. Wachter provides turnkey services including analysis, design, engineering, installation, and maintenance in the United States and the United Kingdom across clients in retail, finance, healthcare, manufacturing etc. The company operates a highly virtualized IT environment across

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Virtual Volumes: First Year In Review

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With the release of vSphere 6.0, in March 2015, VMware released the long anticipated Virtual Volumes feature (a.k.a. VVols). Looking back over the past year, there has been a lot of customer interest and partner activity around Virtual Volumes. Adoption of Virtual Volumes is steadily increasing as more and more customers are moving to vSphere 6 to

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SAP on Virtual SAN

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This blog is co-authored by my colleague Erik Rieger. Erik is a Global Solutions Architect in SI/SO and ISV technical alliance, specifically SAP. There is no doubt that Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) based on VMware Virtual SAN provides a great platform for running Business Critical Applications (BCAs). A recent customer survey found that more than 60% of our

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Introducing the 4th Generation VMware Virtual SAN

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As we enter 2016, I am very proud of the leadership position VMware has established in software that powers Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI).  I’m also very excited to continue that momentum with today’s launch of VMware Virtual SAN 6.2.  Virtual SAN is the software-defined storage component in our Hyper-Converged Software (VMware HCS) stack—a single software stack

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VMware Virtual SAN – from Business Critical Applications to VDI Power Users

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I’m pleased to offer a guest post from one of our highly-valued partners on a number of initiatives, including Virtual SAN and vSphere APIs for IO Filtering (VAIO): SanDisk. This post talks about the latest All-Flash Virtual SAN solution designed for business critical applications and VDI. by Patric Chang, Senior Director of SanDisk’s Strategic Partner Ecosystems

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