vSAN Witness Properties

vSAN Witness Appliance Updates in vSAN 6.7 P01

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Stretched Cluster and 2 Node vSAN configurations require a vSAN Witness Host prevent split-brain scenarios when sites are isolated from each other due to loss of connectivity or other outage. The Stretched Cluster Guide and 2 Node Guide state that any physical vSphere host with appropriate RAM and storage devices can be used, or the free vSAN Read more...
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VMware vSAN Live Mobile Client App

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The ability to perform monitoring tasks from mobile devices is becoming more prevalent. Especially as we increasingly move toward a hybrid cloud model with infrastructure distributed across data centers, edge locations, and in the cloud. Considering the momentum of Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) powered by vSAN, it only makes sense that we have monitoring capabilities for Read more...
WSFC vSAN 6.7

WSFC with Native Shared Disks on vSAN 6.7U3 Stretched Clusters

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Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) can be a great fit for clustering applications and services on Microsoft Windows. Application and service availability with WSFC is just as important today as it was when Microsoft Clustering Services (MSCS) was first introduced. VMware vSphere has provided additional flexibility and choice that augments and extends the capabilities of Read more...
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5 Must-Attend HCI Sessions at VMworld Europe 2019

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Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is the key to future-proofing the cornerstone of enterprise digital transformation. In today’s app-driven world, it provides the flexibility and scalability needed to support the complex mix of legacy and cloud native applications users demand and large organizations have to provide. That’s why we are seeing unprecedented adoption for VMware vSAN and Read more...
vForum

#vSANChat: How to Make the Most of vForum Online Fall 2019

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vSAN Tweet Chats give you the unique opportunity to participate in a live discussion with VMware experts and ask all of your burning questions related to the topic at hand. We previously discussed tips for getting started with vSAN and how to prepare for VMworld. In our most recent #vSANChat, we turn our attention towards Read more...
HCI Powered by vSAN

VMware vSAN is a Sure Bet for IT Departments

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Speed of delivery and a reliable, responsive application experience are key drivers of business in the digital age. But as legacy IT infrastructure solutions prove themselves unable to consistently provide these key attributes, more companies are turning to Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI ) powered by VMware vSAN for greater agility, easier scalability and faster time to Read more...

#StorageMinute – Intelligent Storage Operations in vSAN 6.7 U3

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Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we look at how vSAN 6.7 Update 3 can automatically address storage consumption when temporary operations can cause less than optimal performance or capacity distribution. Different operations such as policy changes, large numbers of objects being created or deleted, or Read more...
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Feature in Five: vSAN Data Placement and Availability

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Welcome to “Feature in Five” our byte-sized yet expansive explanation of various industry-leading VMware product solutions, all in -you guessed- five short minutes! Last time, we video-profiled Cloud-Native Storage on vSAN; in this edition, we turn our attention to vSAN Data Placement and Availability. In this Feature in Five, our vSAN expert, Jeff Hunter, demos how Read more...
vSANChat Getting Started

#vSANChat: Getting Started with vSAN

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VMware pros Jase McCarty (Technical Marketer) and Max Abelardo (HCI Systems Engineer),  joined us for the “Getting Started with vSAN” Chat last month! Catch up on their expert advice below and learn more in our Hands-on Lab ! Register here: http://bit.ly/2MzkxfK Q1: Can you give us a quick elevator pitch about the latest #vSAN 6.7 Update Read more...