vSANChat

#vSANChat Wrap-Up: VMware and HPE!

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The vSAN team also hosted our monthly #vSANChat on Twitter! Each #vSANChat is a way for you to ask questions and give feedback directly to the product teams, and we love spending the hour chatting on Twitter and getting to know our subject matter experts! This month we were joined by Brent Sullivan, John Shields Read more...
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vSAN Witness Appliance Updates in vSAN 6.7 P01

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Stretched Cluster and 2 Node vSAN configurations require a vSAN Witness Host prevent split-brain scenarios when sites are isolated from each other due to loss of connectivity or other outage. The Stretched Cluster Guide and 2 Node Guide state that any physical vSphere host with appropriate RAM and storage devices can be used, or the free vSAN Read more...
Primeflex

Harro Höfliger Improves Productivity By Adopting VMware vSAN on Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX

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Harro Höfliger develops and manufactures production and packaging systems and offers comprehensive consulting services as well as other services for the entire product life cycle. The medium-sized company’s customers include pharmaceutical and medical device companies as well as brand manufacturers of consumer and home-care products. Its machine portfolio covers every stage of industrialization from the Read more...
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VMware vSAN Live Mobile Client App

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The ability to perform monitoring tasks from mobile devices is becoming more prevalent. Especially as we increasingly move toward a hybrid cloud model with infrastructure distributed across data centers, edge locations, and in the cloud. Considering the momentum of Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) powered by vSAN, it only makes sense that we have monitoring capabilities for Read more...

VMware Cloud Foundation Migration Guide Update

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A major update to Workload Migration Strategies with VMware Cloud Foundation I co-authored with Health Johnson. This paper outlines how to at scale migrate existing workloads, running on your legacy vSphere infrastructure, into your VMware Cloud Foundation based private cloud. It covers two common migration approaches and includes live migration options for important tier 1 Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast ep 132: Designing and Sizing HCI

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Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) solutions have been all the rage in the datacenter but when it comes to design and sizing, it's easy to make some of the same mistakes when moving from physical to virtual. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome VMware's Matt Northam to help us understand how to assess your Read more...

#StorageMinute – vSAN Enterprise Plus

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Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bit-size content. In this edition, we look at vSAN Enterprise Plus. vSAN Enterprise Plus With the update of vSAN 6.7 U3, it was announced vSAN Enterprise Plus Edition, a bundle of vSAN Enterprise and vRealize Operations Advanced licenses. Organizations receive the following benefits from Read more...
WSFC vSAN 6.7

WSFC with Native Shared Disks on vSAN 6.7U3 Stretched Clusters

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Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) can be a great fit for clustering applications and services on Microsoft Windows. Application and service availability with WSFC is just as important today as it was when Microsoft Clustering Services (MSCS) was first introduced. VMware vSphere has provided additional flexibility and choice that augments and extends the capabilities of Read more...