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Support for Non-Uniform/Heterogeneous VSAN clusters? Yes!

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Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been asked this question by various field people and potential customers: does VMware support non-uniform / heterogeneous VSAN clusters? The question typically comes during the pre-sales stage and by the sounds of it is one of those myths that competitors use to give their product the edge in Read more...

Virtual SAN Going Offshore

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Over the last couple of months I have been talking to many Virtual SAN customers. After having spoken to so many customers and having heard many special use cases and configurations I’m not easily impressed. I must say that half way during the conversation with Steffan Hafnor Røstvig from TeleComputing I was seriously impressed. Read more...

Pro Tips For Storage Performance Testing

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Let’s face it — enterprise storage is a big investment. And there are big, meaningful differences in how different storage products perform when you put them to the test.  Higher performing solutions can handle more workloads, more easily accommodate growth, and generate fewer unpleasant performance problems to deal with. Read more...

Explore VMware Virtual SAN and More at VMworld 2015

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VMworld is quickly approaching, and this year’s agenda is packed with software-defined storage sessions, booth demos, and hands-on labs – from Virtual SAN to Virtual Volumes. Attend VMworld 2015 to learn how you can simplify your IT infrastructure and lower storage costs in the below sessions. Read more...

What Really Matters With Hyperconverged?

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I have now been on a steady diet of hyperconverged customer conversations for the last six months. That’s my nature — I learn about something by talking to the people who are actually doing it … With all due respect to industry analysts, I’ve now been able to create a fairly accurate model of what Read more...

Software-Defined Storage in OpenStack

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It’s time expand and showcase the strength of software-defined storage at the upcoming OpenStack Summit. Take a look at the abstract of the session I’m scheduled to participate as a speaker and lets’ get that bad boy vote in and into the schedule. Getting the Bang for your Buck with Software-Defined Storage in OpenStack Read more...