vSAN performance testing

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 101: vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive

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If you are a VMware administrator or want to be one, there are several books out there that will definitely help you out and should be on your desk. A few that come to mind are vSphere Clustering Deep Dive, vSphere Host Resources Deep Dive, and vSAN Essentials. This month the authors of vSAN Essentials Read more...

#StorageMinute: Intelligent I/O Management

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Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we’ll go over Intelligent I/O Management.                             The Adaptive Resync capabilities of vSAN maximize the ability for resynchronization traffic to use as much bandwidth as possible while Read more...

vSAN Clusters – Considerations when Sizing and Scaling

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Advancements in the data center introduce new and innovative ways for administrators to deliver capabilities that were unheard of just a few short years ago. We’ve seen this with new ways of rendering services through containers, new layers of abstraction with network encapsulation through NSX, and new hybrid-cloud integration through VMware Cloud on AWS. These Read more...

VVols Improves VMware Compatibility Guide

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VMware recently made significant changes to the VVols layout on the VMware Compatibility Guide (VCG). This change is based on all the feedback we heard to improve the user experience and provide more information regarding specific feature support. I love talking to customers about vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols). VVols can greatly simplify storage management and provide greater granularity Read more...

#StorageMinute: vSAN Support Insight

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Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we’ll go over vSAN Support Insight which is a next-generation platform for analytics of health, configuration, and performance telemetry.     It delivers an innovative proactive vSAN support experience that accelerates the troubleshooting process, proactively reduces risk, and radically simplifies the overall customer Read more...
vSAN SPBM policies

Managing Your Data on vSAN with SPBM

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In today’s storage landscape, there is a myriad of choices. But what sets VMware managed storage apart, whether vSAN or VVols, is storage policy-based management. By using SPBM policies to manage your storage, the arduous and inefficient process of setting up specific storage LUNs or volumes is no longer required. In the previous blog, I talked Read more...