Data placement availability

Feature in Five: vSAN Data Placement and Availability

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Welcome to “Feature in Five” our byte-sized yet expansive explanation of various industry-leading VMware product solutions, all in -you guessed- five short minutes! Last time, we video-profiled Cloud-Native Storage on vSAN; in this edition, we turn our attention to vSAN Data Placement and Availability. In this Feature in Five, our vSAN expert, Jeff Hunter, demos how Read more...
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vVols at VMworld 2019 Past and Future

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As customers and partners upgrade to current infrastructure and vSphere releases in their environment, Virtual Volumes or vVols are more relevant than ever.  As VMware, and storage partners continue to develop and promote vVols, the interest has skyrocketed and the number of VMworld vVols shows! Nobody enjoys managing LUNs, RDMs, countless datastores, etc in their Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 127: VMworld 2019 US Recap

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VMworld 2019 US is a wrap. With so many key announcements made this week, it was great to catch up with Dell CEO Michael Dell and VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. You may also remember back in episode 91 Vijay Banga, technical fellow at FedEx Services, and VMware's David Boone discussed their vSAN Proof of Concept and finding “the Read more...
vSANChat Getting Started

#vSANChat: Getting Started with vSAN

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VMware pros Jase McCarty (Technical Marketer) and Max Abelardo (HCI Systems Engineer),  joined us for the “Getting Started with vSAN” Chat last month! Catch up on their expert advice below and learn more in our Hands-on Lab ! Register here: http://bit.ly/2MzkxfK Q1: Can you give us a quick elevator pitch about the latest #vSAN 6.7 Update Read more...
vSAN Bingo

VMworld US 2019: vSAN BINGO Challenge

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With VMworld less than a week away, it’s GO time vSAN fans! As you gear up for the conference of the year, we’ve put together an interactive BINGO board, VMworld edition. We’re calling on vSAN fans near and far to collectively fill out the board below. Are you up for the vSAN BINGO challenge?   Read more...

vSAN Cluster Remediation Settings

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This post comes from a guest blogger, Stijn Depril, @sdepril on Twitter. He is a VMware Senior Specialist SE for HCI that covers the BeNeLux region of EMEA. As you might imagine, he spends quite a bit of time working with our vSAN customers in this area. Thank you, Stijn, for taking a break from your Read more...
Microsoft SQL Server

#StorageMinute – Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSAN

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Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we look at how vSAN is an ideal platform for Microsoft SQL Server. While applications are the very reason why a data center exists in the first place, the platform that makes up that data center plays a key Read more...