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vStorage Thin Provisioning Blog Entries

Thanks for your blog entries so far on vStorage Thin Provisioning. For those of you yet to post, you have until 11:59 this Friday to get your entry in for this cycle. Below are our entries to date (nice work folks!):

1. Rich Bramley

http://vmetc.com/2009/11/03/provision-a-thin-provisioned-standby-lun-for-vsphere-thin-provisioning/

Rich brings together a few posts on the topic and relays a number of the key areas of focus for this features (using this in conjunction with storage layer thin provisioning, use cases, etc.).

2.Dwayne Lessner

http://www.itbloodpressure.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=52:living-thin-in-a-fat-world&catid=1:latest-news&Itemid=50

Dwayne discusses how to get started and then weighs the pros and cons of the feature.

3. Vaughn Stewart (Entry 1)

http://blogs.netapp.com/virtualstorageguy/2009/10/vce-101-thin-provisioning-part-1-the-basics.html

Vaughn’s two part entry (see below) lays out the basics and then gets into the tie with Network Appliance hardware. A must read for users that have VMware running on Network Appliance gear. 

4. Vaughn Stewart (Entry 2)

http://blogs.netapp.com/virtualstorageguy/2009/10/vce-101-thin-provisioning-part-2-going-beyond.html

5. Scott Sauer

http://bit.ly/88EQg

Scott uses a coffee analogy to discuss Thin Provisioning and layers in a further discussion using principles from Six Sigma.

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