Operations guidance for vSAN administrators using vRealize Operations and Log Insight

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In the data center, “integration” is more than just an advertised feature of a solution. Integration between solutions can help solve real problems, and streamline day-to-day operations for the teams responsible for the environment. VMware vSAN users have benefited from the capabilities of integration, with ongoing improvements to its collection of APIs that allow other Read more...
Stretched Clusters and Encryption Deep Dives

Getting More Out of vSAN Webinar Series: Stretched Clusters and Encryption Deep Dives

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The success of vSAN in the HCI market continues to reinforce the value of a software-defined approach to hyper convergence. While the benefits of delivering services through software instead of hardware are clear, vSAN offers extensive capabilities that provide support for mission-critical applications. In our next two ‘Getting More Out of vSAN’ webcasts, we will Read more...
Powering Your Business-Critical Applications with VMware vSAN

Powering Your Business-Critical Applications with VMware vSAN

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Whenever disruptive technology meets well-established paradigms, it takes time for everyone to “get the memo”.  Many enterprises are simply conservative and don’t like change, while others believe that adopting “1.0” version is asking for trouble. (Hard to argue with that last one!)  Very rarely do you come across a product that is both mature and Read more...
VMware vSAN Knowledge Base and Resources for Shared Virtual disks using Multi-writer option

VMware vSAN Knowledge Base and Resources for Shared Virtual disks using Multi-writer option

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VMware vSAN™, the market leader in Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) storage, enables low cost and high performance next-generation HCI solutions. It converges traditional IT infrastructure silos onto industry-standard servers and virtualizes physical infrastructure to help customers easily evolve their infrastructure without risk and improve TCO over traditional resource silos. vSAN provides both enterprise-class scale and performance Read more...

IDC Data Shows HCI Solutions Powered by VMware vSAN Represented the Largest Share of Total 1H2017 HCI Spending

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Recent market studies from IDC and 451 show how critical the core HCI software is to the fast-growing HCI market, and VMware vSAN is leading the market. In IDC’s 2Q 2017 Worldwide Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker, the total value of hyperconverged solutions running VMware vSAN accounted for 33.3% of 1H2017 HCI market revenue, making HCI systems powered Read more...

New architectures challenge traditional views of data locality

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There’s been a fair amount of digital ink spilled lately over the topic of “data locality”. If you missed the discussion, you can read a detailed analysis by DeepStorage.net in their published report. But to save you some time, here’s the quick recap: Data Locality (DL) in the context of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) refers to Read more...

Delphix Dynamic Data Platform on VMware vSAN

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In today’s digital economy, data is the essential ingredient to a company’s success and competitive advantage. From the bottom-line efficiency to the top-line growth and innovation, turning data into action requires fast and secure access across the company. Companies can accelerate their infrastructure modernization with VMware vSAN and Delphix Dynamic Data Platform providing a comprehensive 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...