vSAN Operations Guide: Managing Fault Domains
This vSAN Operations Guide video demonstrates the process of adding and managing vSAN Fault Domains.
vSAN Design Considerations – Fast Storage Devices Versus Fast Networking
Delivering the highest levels of performance in a data center is a challenge that has many facets. Determining which discrete hardware or software component is the most important, or a potential bottleneck is difficult to answer because all of the variables have an indelible tie to one another. This is one of the reasons why The post vSAN Design Considerations – Fast Storage Devices Versus Fast Networking appeared first on Virtual Blocks.
In diesem Webcast am 6. Februar erhalten Sie Einblicke in die besten Optionen für die #vSAN-#Server-#Hardware und das Netzwerk Design, sowie wichtige Entscheidungen, die sich auf die Leistung und Sicherheit auswirken. Registrieren Sie sich jetzt:
The second webcast session focuses on VMware vSAN Networking Design Considerations. This session is designed to answer the most commonly asked questions such as:What are the key network design decisions affecting vSAN performance and security?How does network teaming techniques affect vSAN?What network communication issues affect vSAN Performance?How important are physical network cards to vSAN Performance?
How To: Expand a VMware vSAN Cluster with a New Host
Last week we started a new configuration in our lab using a 3-nodes vSAN cluster. You can check the introduction of this configuration here, and for more details, take a look and explore the video (and more to come) in our revitalized YouTube channel.
What is the Maximum vSAN VMDK Size?
How big should my VMDKs be on vSAN? I recently was asked about VMDK size best practices with vSAN. The maximum supported VMDK size is 62TB. Much like discussions around the largest size for a vSAN or vSphere cluster (Check out this post!), this is very much a nuanced operational discussion with a lot of The post What is the Maximum vSAN VMDK Size? appeared first on Virtual Blocks.
HCI — The Foundation for Your Future-Proof Infrastructure
“HCI is winning,” John Gilmartin, general manager and senior vice president of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) at VMware, told a standing-room-only VMworld 2019 session. “It not only delivers operational simplicity and robust server-side economics, but the right HCI architecture future-proofs…Read More
#vSANChat Wrap-Up: vSAN Specialist Certification
Last month, we gathered on Twitter for our monthly #vSANChat event! What’s a #vSANChat, you ask? It is Tweet Chat – basically an “Ask Me Anything” or typed Q&A session on Twitter. Every month we cover a new topic related to vSAN with our subject matter experts. During the hour of the #vSANChat, we ask a The post #vSANChat Wrap-Up: vSAN Specialist Certification appeared first on Virtual Blocks.
Top 20 articles for vSAN, December 2019
Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products Thick-provisioned VMs on vSAN detected on vSAN-health check “Host cannot communicate with all other nodes in vSAN enabled cluster” error vSAN Health Service – Online Health – Controller Utility Is Installed on Host vSAN Health Service – Limits Health – After one additional host failure The post Top 20 articles for vSAN, December 2019 appeared first on VMware Support Insider.
Hyperconverged Infrastructure and Enterprise Storage Predictions for 2020 and Beyond
Listen to VMware’s Lee Caswell, Vice President of Marketing with VMware’s Hyperconverged Infrastructure Business Unit and IDC’s Eric Burgener, Vice President of Research for Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group discuss the future of HCI in the data center. Lee and Eric discuss the reasons why enterprises are rapidly adopting HCI, including growing capabilities that enable it to take on more business-critical applications. They also discuss how hyperconverged infrastructure is changing IT careers, impacting the organizational design of IT and changing the role of the infrastructure administrator. Finally, Lee and Eric discuss how HCI supports modern applications and provides investment protection by integrating with…Read More
Innovation was at an all-time high for vSAN in 2019!
Any business that develops a solution, whether it’s a tangible product or a new service, knows there’s really only one measure of success – and that’s what the customer thinks of it.
VMware vSAN: What Is It, and How Does It Help Businesses?
Ask someone about the benefits of VMware vSAN, and this will typically be their top three priorities. But what exactly is the solution, and what does it do? And on a more granular level, how does vSAN support data encryption, what are the advantages of different cluster types, and what’s…Read More
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A holiday promo for the vSAN 6.7U1 Deep Dive Book (@DuncanYB, @CormacJHogan)
A very short post to let you know that Duncan and I are doing a holiday promotion for our vSAN 6.7U1 Deep Dive book. We will start the promotion for the e-book on December 24th, when we will lower the price of the e-book to just US $0.99 (Amazon.com) and UK £0.99 (Amazon.co.uk). The price will then gradually rise back to the original price over the following 10 days. Unfortunately, Amazon does not allow publishers to create promotions on every site, so this promotion will only be available on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk. For the paper copy of the book, we…
Can I still provision VMs when a vSAN Stretched Cluster site has failed? Part II
Advertise here with BSA 3 years ago I wrote the following post: Can I still provision VMs when a VSAN Stretched Cluster site has failed? Last week I received a question on this subject, and although officially I am not supposed to work on vSAN in the upcoming three months I figured I could test this in the evening […]
A holiday promo for the vSAN 6.7U1 Deep Dive Book
A very short post to let you know that Duncan and I are doing a holiday promotion for our vSAN 6.7U1 Deep Dive book. We will start the promotion for the e-book on December 24th, when we will lower the price of the e-book to just US $0.99 (Amazon.com) and UK £0.99 (Amazon.co.uk). The price will then gradually rise back to the original price over the following 10 days. Unfortunately, Amazon does not allow publishers to create promotions on every site, so this promotion will only be available on…Read More
Dell To Become ‘Six-Times’ Bigger Than Nutanix, Says Michael Dell
Michael Dell expects Dell Technologies to widen its hyperconverged infrastructure leadership position significantly in the future, with the goal to become upwards of six-times larger than nearest competitor Nutanix.
Oracle RAC storage migration from non-vSAN to vSAN 6.7 P01 – Through Thick to Thin
Storage migration of an Oracle RAC from non-vSAN Storage to vSAN 6.7 P01 – No remediation required for shared disks anymore This blog is a follow up of the previous blog post “Oracle RAC on vSAN 6.7 P01 – No more Eager Zero Thick requirement for shared vmdk’s”. This blog describes The post Oracle RAC storage migration from non-vSAN to vSAN 6.7 P01 – Through Thick to Thin appeared first on Virtualize Applications.