vSAN Cluster Remediation Settings

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This post comes from a guest blogger, Stijn Depril, @sdepril on Twitter. He is a VMware Senior Specialist SE for HCI that covers the BeNeLux region of EMEA. As you might imagine, he spends quite a bit of time working with our vSAN customers in this area. Thank you, Stijn, for taking a break from your Read more...
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#StorageMinute – Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSAN

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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 is an ideal platform for Microsoft SQL Server. While applications are the very reason why a data center exists in the first place, the platform that makes up that data center plays a key Read more...
vSAN 6.7 U3 is Generally Available

VMware vSAN 6.7 U3 is Generally Available

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Download vSAN 6.7 U3 VMware vSAN 6.7 Update 3 (U3) is generally available to download! vSAN 6.7 U3 delivers container-ready infrastructure through Cloud Native Storage (CNS) to support agile, next-gen application development; enhancements to management for consistent operations across hybrid clouds; under-the-hood performance improvements; and a new vSAN Enterprise Plus edition, which includes vRealize Operations to enable self-driving operations, intelligent Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 126: vSAN 6.7 Update 3

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This week VMware announced the upcoming release of the industry-leading hyper-converged infrastructure software, VMware vSAN. vSAN 6.7 Update 3 primarily focusses on unified management, intelligent operations and enhanced performance. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Pete Koehler to walk us through the details of this new release. Links Mentioned What’s New in Read more...

Introducing Cloud Native Storage for vSphere

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Why Cloud Native Storage? Container environments are high-churn, highly dynamic environments. Tens, hundreds, even thousands of containers can be created and deleted every hour. Managing storage for these as they spin up and down manually is impossible because of the massive churn rate. We need an answer that automates storage provisioning for container workloads. Cloud Read more...
vSAN 6.7 Update 3

vSAN 6.7 Update 3 – What’s New

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VMware vSAN continues to be the Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) market leader. vSAN has proven to be a great fit for all types of workloads, with over 20,000 customers.  Traditional applications like Microsoft SQL Server and SAP HANA; next-generation applications like Cassandra, Splunk, and MongoDB; and even container-based services orchestrated through Kubernetes are run on vSAN Read more...
vSAN 6.7 Update 3

Announcing vSAN 6.7 Update 3 and Enterprise Plus Edition

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vSAN 6.7 Update 3 Integrates Cloud-Native Application Storage Support and More! We’re excited to announce the upcoming release of the industry-leading hyperconverged infrastructure software, VMware vSAN. As applications continue to evolve, the infrastructure needs to be flexible enough to support those changes, and 6.7 Update 3 provides new capabilities to help administrators manage cloud-native applications Read more...

VMware vSAN for Google Cloud’s Anthos GKE On-Prem

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Google Cloud’s Anthos enables you to build and manage modern hybrid applications on existing on-premises investments or in the public cloud. Built on open source technologies pioneered by Google—including Kubernetes, Istio, and Knative—Anthos enables consistency between on-premises and cloud environments. GKE On-Prem is a key component of Anthos. GKE On-Prem enables you take advantage of Read more...
A bucket labled "Default Datastore Policy" full of VMs with different requirements

How Storage Policies influence usable capacity in VMware Cloud on AWS

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Usable capacity inside the VMware Cloud on AWS service depends upon the VM storage policy configuration.   This flexibility, while undoubtedly powerful, presents a challenge when answering the otherwise straight forward question of usable capacity. Traditionally the overhead associated with a particular parity scheme or data protection methodology is configured upfront on a container or volume Read more...
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Observing Capacity Changes in vSAN

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When defining and applying storage policies to objects in a vSAN cluster, you may notice that some policy definitions will impact the amount of storage capacity consumed by the objects (VMs, VMDKs, etc.) that are assigned the given policy. Let’s explore why this happens, and what to look for in your environment. Policies and their Read more...