vSAN 7 U1 File Services

vSAN 7 U1 File Services

vSAN 7 U1 File Services

Native File Services in vSAN 7 Update 1 The introduction of vSAN 7 included the debut of native file services. This not only provides an extraordinary level of flexibility for administrators, but it provided a key element to serving up cloud native applications in vSAN: Persistent, read-write many (RWM) volumes. vSAN 7 Update 1 The post vSAN 7 U1 File Services appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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HomeLab Stage XXXXII: Monster NAS – VCDX #181…

HomeLab Stage XXXXII: Monster NAS – VCDX #181

HomeLab Stage XXXXII: Monster NAS – VCDX #181…

I have completed the last episode HomeLab Stage XXXXI: Network Performance several weeks ago. Now, I have time to write about my next step: Monster NAS. I have configured in the past my own custom NAS, replaced it years […]


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QUIZ: What type of VMworld-er are you?

QUIZ: What type of VMworld-er are you?

QUIZ: What type of VMworld-er are you?

Whether you’re a regular attendee, or this is your first year attending, we’ve put together a quiz to determine exactly what your VMworld personality type is. Are you a stickler for the sessions? Crazy about competitions? Or just in it for the social scene? Now’s the time to reveal your style. The post QUIZ: What type of VMworld-er are you? appeared first on VMware EMEA Blog.


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VMware Fusion v12 – Kubernetes / Kind integration

VMware Fusion v12 – Kubernetes / Kind integration

VMware Fusion v12 – Kubernetes / Kind integration

I recently took a look at the container integration features in VMware Fusion v11.5.6 through the vctl command line feature. I was intrigued to read about a future feature coming in version 12, which included some Kind integration. For those of you unfamiliar with Kind, it is a way of deploying Kubernetes in containers. It might sound a bit strange, but it is actually very powerful, and is used by a lot of developers for many different use-cases. This post is going to look at vctl with this…Read More


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Explore, Learn, and Win – VMworld Challenge

Explore, Learn, and Win – VMworld Challenge

Explore, Learn, and Win – VMworld Challenge

Need another great reason to discover all that VMworld 2020 has to offer? Participate in this year’s VMworld Challenge! Open to general & premier pass holders, qualify to win exclusive VMworld prizes by completing each action. As you attend sessions, interact with sponsors and get hands-on, you will automatically advance through each tier The post Explore, Learn, and Win – VMworld Challenge appeared first on VMworld Blog.


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How it Works: Dell Technologies Multi-Cloud…

How it Works: Dell Technologies Multi-Cloud Storage with PowerScale

How it Works: Dell Technologies Multi-Cloud…

Dell Technologies Cloud Storage for Multi-cloud with PowerScale Scale-out NAS, supported by Faction, can ensure success when it comes to a variety of business use cases and workloads. #multicloud #delltechnologies #Faction


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New versions of vSphere, vSAN and VCF. Small…

New versions of vSphere, vSAN and VCF. Small update, big changes!

New versions of vSphere, vSAN and VCF. Small…

On September 15th, VMware has announced new versions of vSphere, vSAN and VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) and I must say that I am pretty impressed with the functionality changes. In a quick overview, the main changes are: […]


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What is new in vSphere 7 U1, vSAN 7U1 and VCF 4.1

What is new in vSphere 7 U1, vSAN 7U1 and VCF 4.1

What is new in vSphere 7 U1, vSAN 7U1 and VCF 4.1

September 2020 brings a lot of new features and updates to some of the VMware product range such as vSphere 7 U1, vSAN 7U1 and VCF 4.1. I have to say, it was pretty hard not to spill any secrets this time!


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vSphere 7 Update 1 – AMD SEV-ES

vSphere 7 Update 1 – AMD SEV-ES

vSphere 7 Update 1 – AMD SEV-ES

In August 2019 VMware joined AMD on stage as they announced their second generation EPYC server-class CPUs, and together we announced support in a future release of vSphere for the AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) and Secure Encrypted Virtualization – Encrypted State (SEV-ES) advanced security features of those CPUs. vSphere 7 Update 1 keeps our The post vSphere 7 Update 1 – AMD SEV-ES appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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What’s New with VMware vSphere 7 Update 1

What’s New with VMware vSphere 7 Update 1

What’s New with VMware vSphere 7 Update 1

Ever since VMware Cloud Foundation with VMware Tanzu was announced in March of 2020, there has been tremendous interest in a single platform for traditional and modern applications. While many customers are ready to deploy the full integrated software stack in VMware Cloud Foundation, many have also been asking us to deliver the capabilities of The post What’s New with VMware vSphere 7 Update 1 appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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vSphere 7 and Kubernetes

vSphere 7 and Kubernetes

vSphere 7 and Kubernetes

There seems to be a lot of confusion around VMware vSphere 7 and Kubernetes on how you can deploy Kubernetes in a lab versus production. vSphere 7 was released April 20th, 2020, and is approaching its 1st milestone of 6 months since GA. My experience tells me you can count on two things: […]


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What’s New in vSAN 7 Update 1

What’s New in vSAN 7 Update 1

What’s New in vSAN 7 Update 1

Announcing VMware vSAN 7 Update 1 We’re excited to announce the latest release of the market’s leading hyperconverged infrastructure software, vSAN 7 Update 1! With more features that any release over the past three years, this version focuses on boosting data center efficiency. vSAN 7 Update 1 enables customers to deliver developer-ready infrastructure, scale The post What’s New in vSAN 7 Update 1 appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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Fusion 12: Now Available!

Fusion 12: Now Available!

Fusion 12: Now Available!

Team Fusion is proud to announce the general availability of VMware Fusion 12 Pro and VMware Fusion 12 Player! Quick Links: Direct Download Fusion 12 Pro Buy Fusion 12 Pro Get Fusion 12 Player for Personal Use (Free!) VMware Desktop Hypervisor Page Evaluate VMware Fusion To recap some of the new features we’ve brought to […] The post Fusion 12: Now Available! appeared first on VMware Fusion Blog.


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Workstation 16: Now Available!

Workstation 16: Now Available!

Workstation 16: Now Available!

The Desktop Hypervisor team is proud to announce the general availability of VMware Workstation 16 Pro and Player! Quick links: VMware Desktop Hypervisor Product Page Workstation Download Page Workstation 16 Pro Direct Download Windows Linux Workstation 16 Player Direct Download Windows Linux Workstation Evaluation Page vmware.com/go/tryworkstation To recap some of the new features we’ve […] The post Workstation 16: Now Available! appeared first on VMware Workstation Zealot.


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Announcing VMware vSphere with Tanzu: The…

Announcing VMware vSphere with Tanzu: The Fastest Way to Get Started with Kubernetes

Announcing VMware vSphere with Tanzu: The…

Last year at VMworld, we announced Project Pacific, a ground-breaking rethinking of vSphere that deeply integrated Kubernetes with the platform. Earlier this year, about six months after the Project Pacific announcement, we released VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) with Tanzu, which incorporated the Project Pacific technology. While we have many VCF Tanzu customers and many customers are The post Announcing VMware vSphere with Tanzu: The Fastest Way to Get Started with Kubernetes appeared first…Read More


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What’s new for vSAN 7.0 U1!?

What’s new for vSAN 7.0 U1!?

What’s new for vSAN 7.0 U1!?

Every 6-9 months VMware has been pushing out a new feature release of vSAN. After vSphere and vSAN 7.0, which introduced vSphere Lifecycle Manager and vSAN File Services, it is now time to share with you what is new for vSAN 7.0 U1. Again it is a feature-packed release, with many “smaller […]


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What’s New with VMware Cloud Foundation 4.1

What’s New with VMware Cloud Foundation 4.1

What’s New with VMware Cloud Foundation 4.1

The VMware Cloud Foundation product team is pleased to announce the upcoming release of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.1. This new release builds upon the industry momentum and traction from the March announcement of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0 with Tanzu by introducing new features and functionality that deliver developer ready infrastructure, allowing customers to scale without The post What’s New with VMware Cloud Foundation 4.1 appeared first on Cloud Foundation.


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