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By: mhuppert | June 12, 2017

Time Configuration For vSAN Witness –

Time Configuration For vSAN Witness –

VMware vSAN continues its progress into the enterprise environments. Smaller or bigger. The vSAN product itself has recently reached 8000 customers which is great. vSAN 6.6 is already the 6th release of the product’s existence, which is roughly 3 years. We have reported on the 5.5 release back in 2013. This post will detail Time Configuration For Read the full post Time Configuration For vSAN Witness – at ESX Virtualization .

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By: mhuppert | June 12, 2017

Enhanced Resynchronization Metrics in vSAN 6.6

Enhanced Resynchronization Metrics in vSAN 6.6

https://blogs.vmware.com/virtualblocks/2017/06/04/enhanced-resynchronization-metrics-vsan-6-6/

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By: mhuppert | June 10, 2017

How to create a Nested VMware vSAN 6.6 environment.

How to create a Nested VMware vSAN 6.6...

After many times postponed, this week I start implementing and testing correctly VMware vSAN 6.6 in my home lab. In this case will be the new All-Flash vSAN 6.6.What is VMware vSAN? "VMware vSAN (formerly Virtual SAN), is the industry-leading software powering Hyper-Converged Infrastructure solution. vSAN is a core building block for the Software-Defined Data Center.What

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By: mhuppert | June 10, 2017

VSAN Encryption: What it is, what it does and how to use it

VSAN Encryption: What it is, what it does and...

New to vSphere 6.6, vSAN Encryption uses an XTS AES-256 cipher to encrypt all objects in the vSAN data store across both all-flash and hybrid configurations.

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By: mhuppert | June 10, 2017

VSAN 6.2 Deployment Part 1

VSAN 6.2 Deployment Part 1

This will be part 1 of a multi part series on how I deployed VSAN, This is content taken from presentations I have done at several VMUG quar...Read More

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By: mhuppert | June 08, 2017

Replacing vCenter with vSAN Encryption Enabled

Replacing vCenter with vSAN Encryption Enabled

In my previous post, I talked about vSAN Encryption configuration, and key re-generation among other topics. On that post you can see that there is a trust relationship amongst the vCenter and KMS server/cluster. But what happens if my vCenter dies, gets corrupted, or I simply want to build a new vCenter and migrate my vSAN nodes to it with Encryption enabled???

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By: mhuppert | June 06, 2017

Enhanced resynchronization metrics in vSAN 6.6

Enhanced resynchronization metrics in vSAN 6.6

The introduction of the vSAN performance service gave administrators an easy way to view key performance metrics related to vSAN. First introduced in vSAN 6.2, and built right into the vSphere web client, the performance service provides, a simple, integrated way to look at current and historical metrics of all vSAN related activities. This continuous The post Enhanced resynchronization metrics in vSAN 6.6 appeared first on Virtual Blocks .

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By: mhuppert | June 03, 2017

Not bad at all... 8k customers, 150% growth! Thanks VMware field and partners for selling vSAN and/or Vxrail!

Not bad at all... 8k customers, 150% growth!...

Not bad at all... 8k customers, 150% growth! Thanks VMware field and partners for selling vSAN and/or Vxrail!

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By: mhuppert | June 02, 2017

VMware Surges Ahead in the Virtual SAN Sector with vSAN 6.6

VMware Surges Ahead in the Virtual SAN Sector...

VMware vSAN 6.6 debuts with improved performance and a host of new features, including strengthened security and the vSphere Docker Volume Driver.

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By: mhuppert | May 31, 2017

Sizing a vSAN Stretched Cluster

Sizing a vSAN Stretched Cluster

Advertise here with BSA I have had this question a couple of times already, how many hosts do I need per site when the Primary FTT is set to 1 and the Secondary FTT is set to 1 and RAID-5 is used as the Failure Tolerance Method? The answer is straight forward, you have a local RAID-5 set locally " Sizing a vSAN Stretched Cluster " originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com . Follow me on twitter - @DuncanYB.

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By: mhuppert | May 31, 2017

Deploying vSAN with Photon Platform v1.2

Deploying vSAN with Photon Platform v1.2

This is a bit of a long post, but there is a lot to cover. In a previous post, I walked through the deployment of Photon Platform v1.2, which included the Photon Installer, followed by the Photon Controller, Load-Balancer and Lightwave appliances. If you’ve read the previous post, you will have read that Photon Platform The post Deploying vSAN with Photon Platform v1.2 appeared first on CormacHogan.com .

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By: mhuppert | May 30, 2017

VMware vsan 6.6 config-assist. Dell EMC Perc is integrated as well.

VMware vsan 6.6 config-assist. Dell EMC Perc is...

I really like the way to keep my hardware up to date in a vSAN environment. Including to take care of the Interoperability. Great Job vSAN Team ! https://blogs.vmware.com/virtualblocks/2017/04/26/vsan-6-6-config-assist-makes-config-easier/

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By: mhuppert | May 28, 2017

Changes with device claiming options in vSAN 6.6

Changes with device claiming options in vSAN 6.6

vSAN 6.6 introduced several advancements that focused on ease of use. Easy Install, Configuration Assist, and pro-active cloud analytics are great examples of features that simplify the deployment and administration of vSAN. The positive feedback from these enhancements has been incredibly strong, and is part of an ongoing effort to make vSAN easy and flexible The post Changes with device claiming options in vSAN 6.6 appeared first on Virtual Blocks .

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By: mhuppert | May 27, 2017

Top vSAN Troubleshooting Tips

Top vSAN Troubleshooting Tips

https://blogs.vmware.com/virtualblocks/2017/05/24/top-vsan-troubleshooting-tips/

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By: mhuppert | May 27, 2017

A Look at How vSAN ReadyLabs Powers the Largest Choice in HCI Hardware

A Look at How vSAN ReadyLabs Powers the Largest...

https://blogs.vmware.com/virtualblocks/2017/05/22/look-vsan-readylabs-powers-largest-choice-hci-hardware/

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