vSpeaking Podcast Episode 62: Virtualizing SQL Server

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It wasn’t that long ago that SQL Server was considered too resource-intensive to successfully virtualize. A new generation of hardware and advances in vSphere have made it much more common however it’s still easy to make mistakes that can result in poorly performing SQL Server VMs. This week we discuss SQL Server with Argenis Fernandez Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 60: Partner Perspectives

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This week we continue the Partner Perspective series with three great VMware Partners. This week we continue the Partner Perspective series with three great VMware Partners. Topics discussed Cohesity’s Rawlinson Rivera shares their solution for the recovery of a datacenter’s management stack. Veeam’s Anthony Spiteri and Michael Cade update us on Veeam Powered Network, and their Read more...

VMware Welcomes the Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series

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Lenovo and VMware are transforming the storage business together Hyper-converged infrastructure, or HCI, is the fastest growing market in IT, and the new Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series promises to expand the market even faster with Lenovo’s first turnkey, integrated system powered by VMware vSAN. To understand why HCI is growing, you might consider how mobile Read more...

Register for the vSAN Troubleshooting Workshop [V6.x] – BETA

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VMware Education is excited to offer the VMware vSAN Troubleshooting Workshop on 10/26 – 10/27.  This Live Online two-day course will teach you tools and skills necessary to troubleshoot VMware vSAN™ 6.6 implementations. You will gain practical experience with vSAN troubleshooting concepts through the completion of instructor-led activities and hands-on challenge lab exercises. Course Outline 1. Read more...

vSAN Announcements and Highlights from VMworld 2017

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Las Vegas wasn’t the only destination on VMworld’s itinerary this year. The annual conference traveled overseas and made waves in Spain. The record breaking number of attendeeds at each event heard how vSAN surprassed the noteworthy milestone of 10,000 customers. Many of these customers were out in full force sharing their vSAN experiences in sessions, Read more...

What’s New in vSAN Management Webinar

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We continue to make enhancements to the management and integration capabilities built into vSAN and our upcoming September 14th webinar “What’s New with vSAN Management,” will focus on how you can optimize your vSAN deployment and operations. Pete Koehler, VMware Sr. Technical Marketing Manager for Storage and Availability, will explore the new features in vSAN Read more...

DataStax Enterprise on VMware vSAN for Development

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This blog was co-authored by Kathryn Erickson, Director of Strategic Partnerships at DataStax Enterprise DataStax and VMware have been diligently working to deliver on the first fruits of this partnership. Today we outline the first step: DataStax Enterprise (DSE) on vSAN for development environments, and we provide some insights into what may come. VMware and Read more...

Accelerating Towards Agile Data Centers with Supermicro

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We are pleased to offer a guest post from one of our valued vSAN partners, Supermicro. This post previews some of the joint work from our two companies and what you can look forward to at VMworld 2017. By: Sim Upadhyayula, Sr. Director, Solutions, Supermicro Supermicro, along with VMware, is proud to announce the launch of Read more...