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Busting Big Data’s Bare Metal Myth

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Post originally appeared on Radius Everyone responsible for the health and growth of a business should read about the value of Big Data. In manufacturing, it improves quality; in sales and marketing, it boosts the size of the shopping basket; in logistics, it cuts costs. These are realities. But there are also Big Data myths. Read more...

Virtually Speaking Podcast Episode 7 – VSAN Customer Use Cases

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Virtual SAN is now on it's fourth generation with version 6.2  So what are customers saying about the latest version?  This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast Pete and John bring in Chief Technologist in the Office of the CTO, Duncan Epping to share some of the VSAN customer use cases he sees in the field. Duncan is Read more...

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 Read more...

Virtual Volumes Concepts and Architecture Videos

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In this post I wanted to share a few short videos from the VMware Technical Communications team. The videos cover the concepts and architecture of Virtual Volumes and provide a good overview of the building blocks for a vVols deployment. Virtual Volumes Part 1: Concepts This first video provides an overview of some key Virtual Volumes concepts, including the Read more...

Virtually Speaking Podcast Episode 6 – SRM 6.1

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  Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is one of the most mature products in the VMware portfolio. It was first released in 2008 and, at one point in time, it was the second highest selling VMware product behind vSphere. Seriously. The reason for this resounding success is that SRM is a solution that embodies the value Read more...

Virtual Blocks Blog Recap: Top 5 Posts from 2016 So Far

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Time doesn’t slow down for anybody, so it’s understandable if you miss some information here and there. Luckily, we’ve got you covered on Virtual Blocks. Take a look back on some of the most popular Virtual Blocks posts from the past few months.   Here are the top 5 Virtual Blocks posts from 2016 to-date: Read more...

All-Flash Virtual SAN for VDI with Brocade vTM

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VMware, Brocade, and Broadcom have updated the previously published reference architecture to showcase the optimal All-Flash Virtual SAN for VDI solution using Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager. - Image courtesy of Brocade Cost-Effective Performance and High Availability In this reference architecture, we demonstrate how to design an ultra-fast, cost-effective VDI infrastructure using VMware Virtual SAN combined Read more...