Common vSAN Networking

Common vSAN Networking, NIC and Switch Questions

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This post will wrap up some common vSAN networking questions and includes helpful links for solutions to network-related configuration, device selection, and device configuration. The vSAN Networking Guide on StorageHub also holds a lot of great content on this subject. vSAN Networking Update Part – 1 What should I consider when shopping for a switch? Read more...
Log Insight

What’s New in the vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN

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VMware vRealize Log Insight is masterful in its ability to take large amounts of unstructured log data that is all too often ignored, and give it practical meaning for a data center administrator. vSAN customers benefit from this too, with a large assortment of event log dashboards that are purpose-built for vSAN. These dashboards come Read more...
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...
VMware vSAN ReadyLab Innovation Award WInners

Announcing ReadyLabs Innovation Award Winners for VMware HCI Partners

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VMware is pleased to announce our first ReadyLabs Innovation Awards, recognizing the key contributors that make vSAN powered hyperconverged infrastructure reliable and highly performant. ReadyLabs works with dozens of OEMs, from component manufacturers to server OEM vendors, jointly certifying hundreds of ReadyNodes, ReadyNode configurations and ReadyNode components. Key Differentiator for VMware Hyperconverged Infrastructure Customers VMware Read more...
Primeflex

Harro Höfliger Improves Productivity By Adopting VMware vSAN on Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX

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Harro Höfliger develops and manufactures production and packaging systems and offers comprehensive consulting services as well as other services for the entire product life cycle. The medium-sized company’s customers include pharmaceutical and medical device companies as well as brand manufacturers of consumer and home-care products. Its machine portfolio covers every stage of industrialization from the 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...

2 Failure Toleration Requirements within VMware Cloud on AWS

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Recently an account manager reached out and asked. Why are customers required to use a policy that can survive 2 Failures (FTT2) when a cluster has six or more hosts? It comes down to maintaining the highest level of availability for the appropriately sized cloud SDDC.  Let’s look at this in more detail –  To understand Read more...
Feature in Five - Site Recovery Manger

Feature in Five: Site Recovery Manager DRaaS Planned Migration

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Welcome to “Feature in Five,” our byte-sized videos of industry-leading VMware product solutions, all in—you guessed—five short minutes! Last time, we video-profiled Site Recovery Manager non-disruptive testing; in this edition, we turn our attention to Site Recovery Manager DRaaS Planned Migration. VMware Site Recovery Manager is an automation software that integrates with a replication technology Read more...

Changing Storage Policy settings within VMware Cloud

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Policy-based management is the enabling technology behind storage management inside the VMware Cloud on AWS Service. By empowering customers to easily align the availability and performance configuration on a per workload basis. This declarative framework is incredibly powerful, but when making changes that impact a large number of objects, we need to consider transition space. Read more...