vSpeaking Podcast Ep 126: vSAN 6.7 Update 3

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This week VMware announced the upcoming release of the industry-leading hyper-converged infrastructure software, VMware vSAN. vSAN 6.7 Update 3 primarily focusses on unified management, intelligent operations and enhanced performance. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Pete Koehler to walk us through the details of this new release. Links Mentioned What’s New in Read more...
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#StorageMinute: Why vSAN for Disaster Recovery?

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Why vSAN for Disaster Recovery? VMware vSAN™ is VMware’s radically simple storage solution for hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI). vSAN and VMware vSphere® provide a complete, natively integrated platform consisting of compute, network, and storage resources for a wide variety of use cases including disaster recovery. Deploy on inexpensive industry-standard x86 server components to remove large, upfront Read more...

Introducing Cloud Native Storage for vSphere

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Why Cloud Native Storage? Container environments are high-churn, highly dynamic environments. Tens, hundreds, even thousands of containers can be created and deleted every hour. Managing storage for these as they spin up and down manually is impossible because of the massive churn rate. We need an answer that automates storage provisioning for container workloads. Cloud Read more...
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vSAN 6.7 Update 3 – What’s New

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VMware vSAN continues to be the Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) market leader. vSAN has proven to be a great fit for all types of workloads, with over 20,000 customers.  Traditional applications like Microsoft SQL Server and SAP HANA; next-generation applications like Cassandra, Splunk, and MongoDB; and even container-based services orchestrated through Kubernetes are run on vSAN Read more...
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Announcing vSAN 6.7 Update 3 and Enterprise Plus Edition

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vSAN 6.7 Update 3 Integrates Cloud-Native Application Storage Support and More! We’re excited to announce the upcoming release of the industry-leading hyperconverged infrastructure software, VMware vSAN. As applications continue to evolve, the infrastructure needs to be flexible enough to support those changes, and 6.7 Update 3 provides new capabilities to help administrators manage cloud-native applications Read more...

VMware vSAN for Google Cloud’s Anthos GKE On-Prem

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Google Cloud’s Anthos enables you to build and manage modern hybrid applications on existing on-premises investments or in the public cloud. Built on open source technologies pioneered by Google—including Kubernetes, Istio, and Knative—Anthos enables consistency between on-premises and cloud environments. GKE On-Prem is a key component of Anthos. GKE On-Prem enables you take advantage of Read more...
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How Storage Policies influence usable capacity in VMware Cloud on AWS

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Usable capacity inside the VMware Cloud on AWS service depends upon the VM storage policy configuration.   This flexibility, while undoubtedly powerful, presents a challenge when answering the otherwise straight forward question of usable capacity. Traditionally the overhead associated with a particular parity scheme or data protection methodology is configured upfront on a container or volume Read more...
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#vSANChat VMworld – Prepping for VMware’s Biggest Conference

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Our recent vSANChat VMworld discussion marks the one year anniversary of vSANChats! A huge shout out to all of our expert attendees and community participants. We’ve had so much fun facilitating these discussions and we’re just getting started. This year we’re heading to San Francisco for another VMworld!  Whether you’re a first-time VMworld attendee or Read more...

Site Recovery Manager at VMworld 2019

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Disaster Recovery continues to be a hot topic and that isn’t changing at VMworld 2019. Site Recovery Manager is the premier DR orchestration tool for vSphere environments and that is reflected this year in San Francisco. There are a number of sessions covering everything from the basics of SRM and DRaaS, what’s new in the Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 124: Velero

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VMware recently acquired Heptio for the impact their open source projects have on the cloud native ecosystem. The main projects are Sonobuoy, Contour, Gimbal, and Velero (formerly known as Ark) This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Carlisia Campos to discuss Velero, the cloud native disaster recovery and data migration tool for Kubernetes applications. The Kubernetes community is Read more...