#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...

Managing Your Data on vSAN with SPBM

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Next in the SPBM Series is vSAN. 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 Read more...
vSAN performance testing

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 95: VMworld Conversations

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The Virtually Speaking Podcast crew is headed to Barcelona to learn, network, inspire and be inspired. If you’ve ever been to VMworld you understand. This is the premier digital infrastructure event of the industry, and is all about paving the way to a better digital future and offering the perfect combination of networking and learning! Read more...

A Closer Look at vSAN Maintenance Mode

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vSAN 6.7 U1 introduces several enhancements and improved safeguards when performing maintenance and decommissioning activities on vSAN hosts.  vSAN Maintenance Mode now has a pre-check simulation, new warnings for hosts already in maintenance mode and ongoing resyncs.  In addition, the object repair timer previously only available in the CLI is now available in the UI.  Read more...

Powering Intelligent Edge with VMware vSAN and HPE

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Co-Author – Bhumik Patel – Technical Alliances Director, VMware Since last few years, customers have been enabling Remote Office / Branch Office (ROBO) use cases with VMware vSAN as the hyper-converged storage solution. One of the major use cases for leveraging distributed storage at ROBO locations is that this makes them self-sustained in running applications Read more...