VMware The Most Deployed Hyperconverged Infrastructure, According to 451 Research

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VMware is pleased to announce 451 Research has proven VMware to be the market leader in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI)! We’re excited to see more 2.5x more organizations select vSAN for their digital transformation than the second largest vendor. Almost two-thirds of organizations that adopted hyperconverged infrastructure have adopted VMware vSAN. VMware sees this as a Read more...
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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...

Health Checks – Delivering a more Intelligent vSAN and vSphere

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Guidance in most forms is a nice option to have. Consider a scenario that is commonplace with people and today’s technology, where one may be almost certain of the driving directions to a destination. Even the most capable individuals will still enter the address into their phone for turn-by-turn guidance. Why? Compared to old methods Read more...

VMworld Europe 2018: Your Guide to Storage and Availability Activities

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The vSAN team is en route to VMworld round two and we can’t wait to meet you! If it’s not obvious, we are hyped about hyperconverged infrastructure, and the same can be said about our 15,000 customers. VMworld is the ideal place to check out VMware’s innovative technologies, including vSAN’s market-leading hyperconverged infrastructure at the Read more...

What’s New in vSAN 6.7 Update 1

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VMware vSAN is the market leader in HCI. One of the many driving forces that has helped solidify this position, is the rapid and continuous pace of innovation. VMware has always given customers the power of choice, and this continues into the hybrid cloud era. VMware’s digital foundation gives customers the ability, and flexibility to Read more...

More vSAN Cmdlets in PowerCLI 11!

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There’s a new release of PowerCLI, and it includes some more vSAN goodness! We’ve added some capabilities previously found in the Ruby vSphere Console and have also updated a couple of the existing modules   The new and updated cmdlets include: Get-VsanObject makes it easy to get information about a vSAN Object or a VM’s Read more...
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Understanding Mixed MTU support in Stretched & 2 Node vSAN 6.7 U1 clusters with Witness Traffic Separation

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Witness Traffic Separation introduced the ability to tag “witness” traffic on an alternate VMkernel interface on vSAN data nodes. Witness Traffic Separation is the feature that enabled 2 Node “Direct Connect” in vSAN 6.5, and was also added to later editions of vSAN 6.2 (vSphere 6.0 Update 3 & higher). Some additional logic was added Read more...
VMworld Europe 2018

Top HCI Sessions at VMworld 2018 Europe!

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The VMworld 2018 Europe Content Catalog is live! VMworld US was a huge success for vSAN and we are looking forward to continuing it at VMworld Europe! HCI powered by vSAN will be represented by the Showcase Keynote, Breakout sessions, Panel Discussions, and Quick Talks. There is a lot of engaging content you wouldn’t want to miss and here is Read more...
Cluster QuickStart

Faster, Consistent HCI Deployment with Cluster QuickStart

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Build consistency and following vendor recommended best practices commonly lead to the best experience in terms of reliability, performance, and ease of management. This is the case with most hardware and software solutions. An HCI cluster powered by VMware vSAN is no exception. The challenge is there has traditionally been no easy way to ensure Read more...