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By: mhuppert | April 16, 2019

vSphere Enterprise ROBO – Even better for vSAN ROBO

vSphere Enterprise ROBO – Even better for vSAN...

vSphere and vSAN now have more flexibility in ROBO use cases. Last week, vSphere 6.7 Update 2 was announced. ROBO Licensing Considerations Remember that vSAN licensing is separate from vSphere licensing. When deciding which licensing option to use for Remote Office/Branch Office locations several items must be considered: Number of virtual machines Number of sites The post vSphere Enterprise ROBO – Even better for vSAN ROBO appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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By: mhuppert | April 12, 2019

vSAN Storage Policy Based Management (SPBM)

vSAN Storage Policy Based Management (SPBM)

This video explains the storage policy-based management framework for VMware vSAN called Storage Policy Based Management.

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By: mhuppert | April 11, 2019

#StorageMinute: vSAN Encryption and Key Rotation

#StorageMinute: vSAN Encryption and Key Rotation

Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we will take a look at Key Rotation in vSAN Encryption. Keys for Security Keys are required to open locks and access the contents that are secured. Different locking mechanisms require different types of keys. These keys could be The post #StorageMinute: vSAN Encryption and Key Rotation appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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By: mhuppert | April 10, 2019

Don’t Miss VMware vSAN at Dell Technologies World

Don’t Miss VMware vSAN at Dell Technologies World

According to the latest IDC report, VMware vSAN and Dell EMC are pulling ahead of everyone else is this fast-growing Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) market. At Dell Technologies World 2019 in Las Vegas later this month you’ll find out why, and learn about the products and solutions that are changing the HCI market. Discuss vSAN with The post Don’t Miss VMware vSAN at Dell Technologies World appeared first on Virtual Blocks.
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By: mhuppert | April 09, 2019

vSAN Maximizes Uptime and Flexibility for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

vSAN Maximizes Uptime and Flexibility for...

An effective business or workplace environment all boils down to choice. This flexibility is paramount in today’s digital era, where advancements in technology proliferate at break-neck speeds. At the same time, this flexibility of solutions means nothing if it leads to excruciating amounts of downtime and inefficiency within your virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). This is The post vSAN Maximizes Uptime and Flexibility for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure appeared first on Virtual Blocks.
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By: mhuppert | April 08, 2019

VSAN 2-NODE CONFIGURATION ON VXRAIL

vSAN 2-Node Configuration on VxRail

VMware vSAN 2-Node Cluster is a configuration implemented in environments where a minimal configuration is a key requirement, typically in Remote Office and Branch Office (ROBO). A VMware vSAN 2-Node Cluster on VxRail consists of a cluster with two directly connected VxRail E560 or E560F nodes... Read More
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By: mhuppert | April 06, 2019

Securing Your Data Center: A Chat with vSAN + vSphere

Securing Your Data Center: A Chat with vSAN +...

When it comes to your data center, security should be a constant conversation. vSAN & vSphere offer tools, insight and packages to increase your data center protection. This month’s chat focused on the benefits of built-in security, highlighting tips and tricks so you can get the most out our your data center. Tweet Chat veterans, The post Securing Your Data Center: A Chat with vSAN + vSphere appeared first on Virtual Blocks.
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By: mhuppert | April 06, 2019

vSAN- Controller Driver is (not) VMware Certified

vSAN- Controller Driver is (not) VMware...

Dealing with HBA driver warnings when upgrading to ESXi 6.7
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By: mhuppert | April 04, 2019

vSAN Stretched Cluster failure scenarios and component votes

vSAN Stretched Cluster failure scenarios and...

Advertise here with BSA I was at a customer last week and had an interesting question about the vSAN voting mechanism. This customer had a stretched cluster and used RAID-5 within each location to protect the data on top of replicating across locations. During certain failure scenarios unexpectedly the data remained available, of course, it is great that you The post vSAN Stretched Cluster failure scenarios and component votes appeared first on Yellow Bricks.
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By: mhuppert | April 03, 2019

“Kickstart” your vSAN journey with 3 for 2

“Kickstart” your vSAN journey with 3 for 2

Authored by Saif Gunja, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, and Erica Evans, Sr. Product Marketing Manager Many small to medium businesses with tight IT budgets and staffing constraints would relish the opportunity to refresh their IT infrastructure with the latest and greatest technologies. With data growing exponentially, there is renewed focus on having a flexible yet resilient storage system to The post “Kickstart” your vSAN journey with 3 for 2 appeared first on Virtual Blocks.
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By: mhuppert | April 01, 2019

VMware vSAN and HCI offer secure shared storage for VMs

VMware vSAN and HCI offer secure shared storage...

VMware vSAN and HCI work together to provide secure shared storage for vSphere VMs through native encryption, all-flash storage support, integrated clusters and availability features. Understand the inner workings of vSAN HCI technology and choose the best implementation option for your environment.

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By: mhuppert | March 31, 2019

Fun with PKS, K8s, MongoDB Helm Charts and vSAN

Fun with PKS, K8s, MongoDB Helm Charts and vSAN

I’ve been spending a bit of time lately look at our Heptio Velero product, and how it works with various cloud native applications. Next application on my list is MongoDB, another NoSQL database. I looked at various deployment mechanisms for MongoDB, and it seems that using Helm Charts is the most popular approach. This led The post Fun with PKS, K8s, MongoDB Helm Charts and vSAN appeared first on CormacHogan.com.

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By: mhuppert | March 26, 2019

VXRAIL 4.7 – SCALE OUT IN HTML5 CLIENT

VxRail 4.7 - Scale out in HTML5 Client

In VxRail 4.5, we can ONLY perform the node expansion in VxRail Manager. In VxRail 4.7, it releases the vCenter Plugin for VxRail Manager. Now we can expand the VxRail cluster with vCenter Plugin, only perform six simple procedures to complete the VxRail cluster expansion. When the new node detect..

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By: mhuppert | March 25, 2019

A Community List of AWESOME VMware vSAN Resources

Awesome vSAN - A Community List of AWESOME...

Awesome List of VMware vSan resources. Contribute to valdecircarvalho/awesome-vsan development by creating an account on GitHub.

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By: mhuppert | March 23, 2019

vSAN Misconceptions: Drivers and Firmware Don’t Matter

vSAN Misconceptions: Drivers and Firmware Don’t...

This is a guest post from Adam Sweetser, Senior Technical Support Engineer, vSAN GSS. Adam provides vSAN support to, and speaks with real customers day in and day out, about real-world issues. vSphere is the enterprise-grade hypervisor that has been used to run business-critical workloads by more than 500,000 VMware customers for years. It is commonly The post vSAN Misconceptions: Drivers and Firmware Don’t Matter appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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