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By: mhuppert | September 14, 2019

vSAN 6.7 U3 New Advanced Options

vSAN 6.7 U3 New Advanced Options

Today’s blog post highlights two new Advanced Option in vSAN 6.7 U3. The first of these is Large Cluster Support. Today, in vSAN 6.7 U3, we are now able to configure support for large vSAN clusters (i.e. clusters that are over 32 nodes in size) with a single Advanced Option. In the past, you would have needed to go to each host in the cluster and make various advanced setting changes on a host by host basis such as TcpipHeapMax. Being able to set a single cluster wide Advanced Option does... Read More

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By: mhuppert | September 14, 2019

Build a Better Infrastructure with Hyperconverged Infrastructure Powered by vSAN

Gartner: vSAN is the Leading Software for HCI

Learn about the HCI market and why VMware is once again a Leader in the latest Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure.

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By: mhuppert | September 12, 2019

Top 20 articles for vSAN, July2019

Top 20 articles for vSAN, July2019

Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products Thick-provisioned VMs on vSAN detected on vSAN-health check “Unexpected VMware Update Manager (VUM) baseline creation failure” error in vSAN Build Recommendation Engine Health Virtual Machines running on VMware vSAN 6.6 and later report guest data consistency concerns following a disk extend operation “Host cannot communicate The post Top 20 articles for vSAN, July2019 appeared first on VMware Support Insider.

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By: mhuppert | September 07, 2019

#vSANChat: Getting Started with vSAN

#vSANChat: Getting Started with vSAN

VMware pros Jase McCarty (Technical Marketer) and Max Abelardo (HCI Systems Engineer), joined us for the “Getting Started with vSAN” Chat last month! Catch up on their expert advice below and learn more in our Hands-on Lab on Sept 12! Register here: http://bit.ly/2MzkxfK Q1: Can you give us a quick elevator pitch about the latest The post #vSANChat: Getting Started with vSAN appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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By: mhuppert | September 05, 2019

Tech Preview Announcement: Project Magna for vSAN Continuous Optimization

Tech Preview Announcement: Project Magna for...

Here at VMworld 2019 (San Francisco, CA), we are very excited to share the first previews into Project Magna's adaptive optimization and self-tuning engine. This was first mentioned last year by VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger, where he envisioned the true AI/ML 'Self-Driving Data Center'. Modern day... Read More

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By: mhuppert | September 03, 2019

Introducing Project Magna – Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for vSphere self-driving operations

Introducing Project Magna – Artificial...

At VMworld 2018, Pat Gelsinger made reference to a project that was looking to use Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to create self driving operations for the vSphere stack. At VMworld 2019 last week, we were given a tech preview of the first iteration of this effort, called Project Magna. There were a number of VMworld break-out sessions dedicated to this effort, and I will reference them near the end of this post. However, this first tech preview is focused solely on... Read More

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By: mhuppert | August 28, 2019

Tech Preview Announcement: vSAN Performance Optimization Using AI/ML (Project Magna)

Tech Preview Announcement: vSAN Performance...

Author: Adam Hawley The vSAN team is excited about the chance to present a technical preview* of Project Magna for vSAN at VMworld as the start of a major commitment from VMware to leverage AI/ML technology to deliver the Self-Driving Data Center. vSAN is at the heart of HCI offerings from VMware. It is The post Tech Preview Announcement: vSAN Performance Optimization Using AI/ML (Project Magna) appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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By: mhuppert | August 27, 2019

Cool fling: vSAN Performance Monitor

Cool fling: vSAN Performance Monitor

Advertise here with BSA The vSAN team has just published a cool fling, the vSAN Performance Monitor. This performance monitor allows you to monitor multiple clusters at once, or as the team describes it: The vSAN performance monitor is a monitoring and visualization tool based on vSAN Performance metrics. It will collect vSAN Performance and other metrics periodically from The post Cool fling: vSAN Performance Monitor appeared first on Yellow Bricks.

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By: mhuppert | August 27, 2019

vSAN Cluster Remediation Settings

vSAN Cluster Remediation Settings

This post comes from a guest blogger, Stijn Depril, @sdepril on Twitter. He is a VMware Senior Specialist SE for HCI that covers the BeNeLux region of EMEA. As you might imagine, he spends quite a bit of time working with our vSAN customers in this area. Thank you, Stijn, for taking a break from your The post vSAN Cluster Remediation Settings appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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By: mhuppert | August 27, 2019

vSAN 6.7 U3 – WSFC with Shared Disks & SCSI-3 Persistent Reservations

vSAN 6.7 U3 – WSFC with Shared Disks & SCSI-3...

In vSAN 6.7 we introduced Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) support when using vSAN iSCSI Service. This support is for physical or virtual WSFC nodes. This feature made it very easy for customers who needed block devices for WSFC clusters that use shared disks. Customers that moved much of their infrastructure to vSAN, could still The post vSAN 6.7 U3 – WSFC with Shared Disks & SCSI-3 Persistent Reservations appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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By: mhuppert | August 25, 2019

Modernized storage with vSAN and vVols vs. traditional storage – the simplicity principle

Modernized storage with vSAN and vVols vs....

I’ve always been a fan of minimalism and when I want to explain something to myself or to someone else, I would rather start from finding a single word or expression summarizing all the information related. If I had to use only one word to describe what are the benefits when transitioning from traditional to The post Modernized storage with vSAN and vVols vs. traditional storage – the simplicity principle appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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By: mhuppert | August 24, 2019

#StorageMinute – Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSAN

#StorageMinute – Microsoft SQL Server on VMware...

Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we look at how vSAN is an ideal platform for Microsoft SQL Server. While applications are the very reason why a data center exists in the first place, the platform that makes up that data center plays a key The post #StorageMinute – Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSAN appeared first on Virtual Blocks.

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By: mhuppert | August 23, 2019

SQL on vSAN | VMware vSAN | #StorageMinute

SQL on vSAN | VMware vSAN | #StorageMinute

In this edition, we look at how vSAN is an ideal platform for Microsoft SQL Server. While applications are the very reason why a data center exists in the first place, the platform that makes up that data center plays a key part in meeting the needs of business-critical applications like SQL Server.

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By: mhuppert | August 21, 2019

VMware vSAN 6.7 U3 is Generally Available

VMware vSAN 6.7 U3 is Generally Available

Download vSAN 6.7 U3 VMware vSAN 6.7 Update 3 (U3) is generally available to download! vSAN 6.7 U3 delivers container-ready infrastructure through Cloud Native Storage (CNS) to support agile, next-gen application development; enhancements to management for consistent operations across hybrid clouds; under-the-hood performance improvements; and a new vSAN Enterprise Plus edition, which includes vRealize Operations to enable self-driving operations, intelligent remediation, The post VMware vSAN... Read More

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By: mhuppert | August 19, 2019

How To Configure VMware vSAN iSCSI Target Service On vSphere 6.7

How To Configure VMware vSAN iSCSI Target...

How to configure VMware vSAN iSCSI Target Service on vSphere 6.7 and present vSAN Storage iSCSI to a server as a Hard Disk, this is a step-by-step guide

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