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Understanding Storage Policy-Based Management

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“A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them” Steve Jobs Last night while tearing our living room apart looking for the ROKU remote (that apparently grew legs and left our house forever) my daughter asked “why don’t you just download the ROKU remote control app to your phone?” Read more...
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Virtually Speaking Podcast Episode 34: Core Storage

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vSphere 6.5 introduces several new features such as VMFS-6 enhancements, policy driven Storage I/O Control, policy driven VM Encryption, NFS and iSCSI improvements and of course new limit increases. This week on the vSpeaking Podcast we wrap up our vSphere 6.5 coverage with a discussion on core storage with Cody Hosterman from Pure and our second Read more...
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Backup or Recover SPBM Profiles with PowerCLI

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I work in the lab a lot. One of the tasks that I often perform is: Blowing away my VCSA (or Windows vCenter Server), Redeploying it, and Reattaching it to a cluster that is running vSAN. As a result of a new VCSA deployment, only a few SPBM policies will be present. Any previously available Read more...
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Virtually Speaking Podcast Episode 32: VVols 2.0

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The release of vSphere 6.5 introduces enhancements to several of VMware’s storage management capabilities, including enhancements to Storage Policy-Based Management (SPBM), Storage IO Control (SIOC), virtual disk management, and of course the highly anticipated 2.0 version of vSphere Virtual Volumes. This week we continue our coverage of vSphere 6.5 and bring in VMware Product Manager Ben Meadowcroft to Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 31: vSphere 6.5 Cloud-Native Apps

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Continuing our coverage of vSphere 6.5, the Virtually Speaking Podcast brings in Kit Colbert to discuss the Photon Platform and our announcement of integrated Kubernetes support, vSphere Integrated Containers. Kit Colbert is the CTO of the VMWare Cloud Platform Group.  Previously, he was CTO of VMware’s End-User Computing business unit, Chief Architect and Principal Engineer for Workspace Portal, Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 30: vSphere 6.5 HA and DRS

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Because there is so much to cover in vSphere 6.5 the Virtually Speaking Podcast decided to dissect it into a multi-part series.  Last week we kicked off the series with Part 1 vSphere 6.5 Security with Mike Foley.  This week we bring in VMware Product Manager Brian Graf to walk us through the enhancements to vSphere HA and Read more...
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Looking Back at VMworld 2016 Europe!

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Another year, another VMworld – and what an event this year’s Europe show was! A few things were announced during VMworld, including the latest versions of vSphere, vSAN, Site Recovery Manager, and Virtual Volumes. Take a look below at each product announced, as well as some of the key updates:   vSphere 6.5 VMworld 2016 Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 28: VMworld EMEA

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VMworld 2016 EMEA was packed with announcements around cross-cloud architecture with new releases of vSphere, vSAN, vRealize, and PowerCLI to name a few. The best part about this is there were enough announcements to fill our podcast schedule for the rest of year. This week we bring in VMware’s Frank Denneman to help us recap VMworld 2016 Read more...
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3 Key Reasons Customers Move to Virtual Volumes

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With all the buzz around the new Virtual Volumes features announced in VMworld Barcelona, and the huge interest in Virtual Volumes breakout sessions in both Las Vegas and Barcelona (standing room only!) now is a good time to reflect on why customers are moving to Virtual Volumes. @vPedroArrow session.#madness #peopleplasteredonwall pic.twitter.com/damTEQP036 — Frank Denneman (@FrankDenneman) August 31, 2016 Read more...