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Announcing VMware vSphere Support for Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory Technology

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VMware is pleased to announce the support for Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory technology in “App-Direct” mode as well as “Memory” mode. App-Direct Mode vSphere 6.7 EP10 enables Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory in “App-Direct” mode. Customers are free to take advantage of the large capacity, affordability and persistence benefits offered in this mode and deploy Read more...

vSphere 6.5 with RoCE (RDMA over Converged Ethernet) and Certification Suite

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With vSphere 6.5, we introduced RDMA over Converged Ethernet  (RoCE). RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) is a network protocol that allows remote direct memory access (RDMA) over an Ethernet network. RoCE dramatically accelerates communication between two network endpoints leveraging DMA over converged Ethernet infrastructure. For more information, please refer to vSphere documentation. RoCE is supported in two modes RoCE Read more...

Flash Memory Technologies & vSphere Endurance Requirements

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Over the past decade or so, flash technologies has evolved in several aspects from a simple uniform technology with limited number of packaging and simple consumer grade use-cases to a plethora of various form-factors, interfaces, type of devices, various endurance specification and ever-demanding commercial use-cases. Before we go in the details of vSphere use-cases, let’s understand Read more...