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VMware VSAN creating buzz around hyperconverged infrastructure

December 12, 2013

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VMware VSAN creating buzz around hyperconverged infrastructure VMware’s release of the first beta of its VSAN virtualization software for server-based flash storage and disks is creating a surge of interest in hyperconverged infrastructure, writes Consultant and Wikibon Analyst Scott Lowe in “VMware VSAN vs the Simplicity of Hyperconvergence”. Although not itself a hyperconverged system, VSAN […]

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New PowerCLI Cmdlets for VSAN and vFlash Read Cache and how to install

November 11, 2013

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New PowerCLI Cmdlets for VSAN and vFlash Read Cache and how to install November 11, 2013 By Vladan SEGET Leave a Comment VMware Flings is awesome resource of small free software applications which enhances functionality of VMware products. Recently another free “Fling” has been released, which is actually a PowerShell module with PowerCLI cmdlets for […]

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What’s new in VMware Horizon View 5.3

October 15, 2013

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What’s new in VMware Horizon View 5.3 VMware just announced VMware Horizon View 5.3 and it includes a significant number of new or improved features. So what’s new in VMware Horizon View 5.3. vSAN for VMware Horizon View As of version 5.3 VMware includes vSAN for Horizon View desktops in the Horizon Suite. vSAN reduces […]

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VMware Virtual SAN Design & Sizing Guide available

October 8, 2013

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Originally posted on UP2V:
Cormac Hogan of VMware wrote a 30-pages document titled “Virtual SAN Design & Sizing Guide”. The document is designed to assist customers with sizing decisions when deploying VSAN clusters. It should be used in conjunction with other official VMware collateral related to VSAN, such as the VSAN documentation from VMware Technical…

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Virtual SAN Beta now available for download

September 25, 2013

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Virtual SAN Beta now available for download The VMware Virtual SAN™ beta is available now for download. To claim your copy, visit the VMware Virtual SAN Community page. Our VMware Virtual SAN Community is for MyVMware members only — to gain access, see steps at bottom of this email.* Share Your Experience We seek your […]

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How VSAN handles a disk or host failure

September 19, 2013

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How VSAN handles a disk or host failure I have had this question multiple times by now, I wanted to answer it in the Virtual SAN FAQ but I figured I would need some diagrams and probably more than 2 or 3 sentences to explain this. How are host or disk failures in a Virtual […]

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VSAN Part 7 – Capabilities and VM Storage Policies |

September 12, 2013

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VSAN Part 7 – Capabilities and VM Storage Policies In this post, the VSAN capabilities are examined in detail. These capabilities, which are surfaced by the VASA storage provider when the cluster is configured successfully, are used to set the availability, capacity & performance policies on a per VM basis when that VM is deployed […]

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VMworld 2013 – Day 2 Recap

August 27, 2013

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VMworld 2013 – Day 2 Recap Tuesday’s general session was focused on giving a little more of a deep-dive on a few big items – VMware NSX, VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC, pronounced vee-cake), VMware VSAN, and VMware vCloud Hybrid Service. Since we covered the high points on these yesterday, I’ll spare you the repetition. […]

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Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform compared to VMware VSAN 1.0

August 26, 2013

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Originally posted on UP2V:
This post is part of a series of posting on the VMworld 2013 announcements. See this post for an overview of what has been announced. At VMworld 2013 VMware announced a new product named Virtual SAN or VSAN. VSAN allows to create a distributed storage out of local storage. VSAN…

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An introduction to VMware Virtual SAN or VSAN 1.0

August 26, 2013

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Originally posted on UP2V:
This post is part of a series of blogpostings on VMworld 2013 announcements. See here for a complete overview of all announcements. At VMworld 2013 VMware announced a new storage product named Virtual SAN or VSAN in short. VSAN version 1.0 software is embedded in the ESXi 5.5 hypervisor and…

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