Changes with device claiming options in vSAN 6.6

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vSAN 6.6 introduced several advancements that focused on ease of use. Easy Install, Configuration Assist, and pro-active cloud analytics are great examples of features that simplify the deployment and administration of vSAN. The positive feedback from these enhancements has been incredibly strong, and is part of an ongoing effort to make vSAN easy and flexible Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 44: DellEMC World

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This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast John and I headed out to Vegas for DellEMC World to grab some great conversations with Chad Sakac, the SEV Ops crew (Aaron Buley, Tyler Gates and Russ Cantwell)  and Michael Dell. Enjoy! Show Related Links Watch Sessions and General Sessions Virtual Geek  Sev Ops Videos The Virtually Read more...

VMware vSAN 6.6 Licensing Guide

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VMware vSAN powers market-leading Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) solutions through native integration with the industry-standard VMware vSphere hypervisor and the VMware vCenter Server unified management solution. vSAN is quite capable of running nearly any virtual server and desktop workload. These workloads run in an ever-increasing number of environments: primary data centers, disaster recovery sites, remote offices, Read more...

Connect with vSAN and VVOLs at Dell EMC World 2017

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The VMware Storage and Availability team will participate in Dell EMC World Conference in Las Vegas this week as part of VMware overall presence at the event. Visit us at the VMware booth and learn from experts about heads-turning new vSAN 6.6 features; ask about storage policy management for traditional storage with VVOLs and explore Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 43: VMware Cloud on AWS

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VMware, the leader in private cloud, and Amazon Web Services, the leader in public cloud, are partnering to provide a new VMware vSphere-based cloud service running on AWS. This service will make it easier to run any application, using a common set of familiar software and tools, in a consistent hybrid cloud environment. AWS will Read more...

Demonstrating Highly-Available, Stateful Apps on Docker

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Another great DockerCon event is complete, and we enjoyed showing off the latest VMware solutions for containers and cloud native applications. One question that we fielded from a number of attendees was around how to run stateful applications with Docker swarm mode, vSphere, and persistent storage. If you are also struggling with this question and Read more...

HPE Synergy – the first composable infrastructure – now certified for vSAN

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Introduction: vSAN continues its journey of growth with more than 7,000 customers have chosen to entrust their most important workloads to vSAN. To support this journey, we are committed to work with our partners and enable the next generation hardware platform for our mutual customers. Composable infrastructure is the next generation platform customers are adopting Read more...

Oracle Database on VMware vSAN Day 2 Operations and Management – Operation Guide

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Customers deploying production Oracle workloads have stringent requirements to support and maintain critical database operational tasks such as Backup and Recovery, Cloning, Data Refresh for Development/Test environment and Patching. These operational tasks are also known as Database Day 2 Management Operations. With the rapid adoption of VMware vSAN™ for business-critical workloads due to highly scalable, Read more...

Webcast: How CenturyLink Built a Better Infrastructure with vSAN

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In our May 4th webcast, hear from CenturyLink Cloud’s Sr. Lead Systems Engineer, Nilan Shakya, and the VMware vSAN team about how we built a better infrastructure together. CenturyLink, a global enterprise with nearly 6 million customers and an extensive portfolio of network, managed hosting, and cloud solutions, used VMware vSAN to create a more agile Read more...