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By: mhuppert | July 07, 2019

Multi-Cluster Upgrading Strategies for vSAN

Multi-Cluster Upgrading Strategies for VMware vSAN

Environments consisting of multiple vSAN clusters can take advantage of it's unique, modular topology by phasing in upgrades on a per-cluster basis to the hypervisor, as well as any dependent hardware updates including storage controllers, NICs, and BIOS versions.

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By: mhuppert | June 30, 2019

VMware vSAN and Veeam for SAP HANA

VMware vSAN and Veeam for SAP HANA

Read the Virtual Blocks blog to learn more and start benefiting from selling this joint solution. VMware vSAN and Veeam, both recently certified to run SAP HANA, have partnered to deliver management and operational simplicity, performance with scalability and durability, and deployment flexibility for the most demanding mission-critical workloads. The post VMware vSAN and Veeam for SAP HANA appeared first on Partner News.

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By: mhuppert | June 30, 2019

VMware keeps the #1 spot in Hyperconverged Infrastructure, According to IDC, vSAN Also Counts Over 20,000 Customers

VMware keeps the #1 spot in Hyperconverged...

In their most recent release, IDC’s Converged Systems Tracker for Q1 2019 showed VMware as the market leader with over 41% market share, based on ownership of HCI software. In addition to the IDC data, in our most recent earnings call, VMware announced that over 20,000 organizations have adopted vSAN to power their hyperconverged infrastructure, The post VMware keeps the #1 spot in Hyperconverged Infrastructure, According to IDC, vSAN Also Counts Over 20,000 Customers appeared first on... Read More

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By: mhuppert | June 28, 2019

How vSAN Reduces Latency and Improves Performance

How vSAN Reduces Latency and Improves Performance

Inefficiencies within an organization can hinder progress toward an end goal. For Fulton County Schools (FCS), those inefficiencies were three-fold. First, due to the poor performance of critical systems, key tasks took up to 45 minutes to complete. Secondly, traditional SAN solutions caused excessive latency during heavy usage. Finally, in terms of the cost to The post How vSAN Reduces Latency and Improves Performance appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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By: mhuppert | June 19, 2019

Top 20 articles for vSAN,May 2019

Top 20 articles for vSAN,May 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 Virtual Machines running on VMware vSAN 6.6 and later report guest data consistency concerns following a disk extend operation “Host cannot communicate with all other nodes in vSAN enabled cluster” error VASA Provider Registration Troubleshooting vSAN Health The post Top 20 articles for vSAN,May 2019 appeared first on VMware Support Insider.

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By: mhuppert | June 15, 2019

Does a vSAN IO Limit impact resync traffic?

Does a vSAN IO Limit impact resync traffic?

Advertise here with BSA A question just came in, and I figured other people may have the same question so I would share it. The question was if a vSAN IO limit would impact resync traffic or for instance SvMotion? In this case the customer defines limits within each policy to ensure VMs do not interfere with other VMs The post Does a vSAN IO Limit impact resync traffic? appeared first on Yellow Bricks.

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By: mhuppert | June 11, 2019

Performance Troubleshooting – Which vSAN Performance Metrics Should be Looked at First?

Performance Troubleshooting – Which vSAN...

Troubleshooting performance issues can be a complex undertaking for many administrators, regardless of the underlying infrastructure and topology. A distributed storage platform like vSAN introduces other elements that can influence performance as well, and the practices for troubleshooting should accommodate for those considerations. The guidance provided below will help an administrator use the metrics The post Performance Troubleshooting – Which vSAN Performance Metrics Should be Looked at... Read More

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By: mhuppert | June 10, 2019

VMware Cloud Foundation Starts with vSAN

VMware Cloud Foundation Starts with vSAN! Find...

Learn where HCI comes into the VMware Cloud Foundation environment during a free webcast on June 11, featuring Pete Flecha and John Nicholson. RSVP now!

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By: mhuppert | June 08, 2019

#vSANChat: VMware on AWS & Elastic vSAN

#vSANChat: VMware on AWS & Elastic vSAN

Another glorious vSAN Chat is under our belts! This month we dove into VMware on AWS! We brought in experts John Nicholson (featuring his dog Auto) and Glenn Sizemore. Catch up on the hour below! Q1: How is Elastic vSAN connected to #VMWonAWS and how do they complement one another? A1: It helps handle The post #vSANChat: VMware on AWS & Elastic vSAN appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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By: mhuppert | June 08, 2019

Modernizing storage infrastructure with vSAN and VVols

Modernizing storage infrastructure with vSAN...

The simplicity of transitioning to modernized storage architecture with VMWare comes from the intuitive way of organizing and managing an otherwise complex, responsible, and wide matter. VVols and vSAN reduce the number of routine operations, save time, optimize management, and improve performance. Four factors that can make your business more efficient.

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By: mhuppert | June 08, 2019

Toshiba Memory Achieves VMware vSAN Certification for Value SAS SSDs

Toshiba Memory Achieves VMware vSAN...

New Class of 12Gb/s RM5 Series Value SAS SSDs Approved for vSAN 6.7 Customers; Verified for Flash Storage Compatibility with Dell Server Platforms

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By: mhuppert | June 08, 2019

10 Reasons to Upgrade to vSAN 6.7

10 Reasons to Upgrade to vSAN 6.7

Newer versions of software usually bring a combination of new features, bug fixes, and “under-the-hood” improvements. VMware vSAN 6.7 is no exception. Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) environments running older versions of vSAN such as 6.0, 6.2, and 6.5 will benefit from these enhancements after upgrading to the latest version. This article covers 10 reasons to The post 10 Reasons to Upgrade to vSAN 6.7 appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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By: mhuppert | June 03, 2019

Major vSAN Milestone: 20K customers

Major vSAN Milestone: 20K customers

Advertise here with BSA I haven’t done one of these in a while, and as it is a question that comes up regularly during customer conversations I figured I would share a nice quote from the VMware earnings call. But before I do I want to thank every VMware employee, partner and customer who helped us reaching this major The post Major vSAN Milestone: 20K customers << Celebrating by dropping the price of our book with 50%! appeared first on Yellow Bricks.

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By: mhuppert | June 01, 2019

Top 20 Articles for vSAN, April 2019

Top 20 Articles for vSAN, April 2019

Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products Virtual Machines running on VMware vSAN 6.6 and later report guest data consistency concerns following a disk extend operation Thick-provisioned VMs on vSAN detected on vSAN-health check “Host cannot communicate with all other nodes in vSAN enabled cluster” error VASA Provider Registration Troubleshooting “Cannot complete The post Top 20 Articles for vSAN, April 2019 appeared first on VMware Support Insider.

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By: mhuppert | May 29, 2019

How vSAN Creates Simplicity and Reduces Capital Expenditures

How vSAN Creates Simplicity and Reduces Capital...

Slow, inefficient performance can cripple any organization. Add unnecessary complexity on top of that, and you’ve got a recipe for business failure. Performance problems in the virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment, specifically with an existing legacy storage area network (SAN) that’s slowing down and running out of space, can be solved with an enterprise-class hyper-converged The post How vSAN Creates Simplicity and Reduces Capital Expenditures appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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