Storage DRS

Some upcoming speaking engagements

A short post to let you know about some upcoming speaking engagements that I am doing over the next couple of weeks. First up, I will be speaking at the [...]

vSphere 6.0 Storage Features Part 2: Storage DRS and SIOC

We made a number of enhancements to Storage DRS in vSphere 6.0. This article will discuss the changes and enhancements that we have made. There is a white [...]

A closer look at Kaminario

As many of you are aware, I was at VMworld in San Francisco last week. I wrote a number of articles about some VMware storage announcements, such as EVO:RAIL, [...]

Does Storage DRS work with Adaptive Queuing?

Many of you will be aware that Storage DRS uses Storage I/O Control (SIOC) for load balancing based on I/O metrics. However a statement in one of our white [...]

PernixData revisited – a chat with Frank Denneman

I'm sure Frank Denneman will need no introduction to many of you reading this article. Frank & I both worked in the technical marketing organization at [...]

Storage DRS Default VM Affinity Setting

[Updated] This is a very short post as I only learnt about this recently myself. I thought it was only available in vSphere 5.5 but it appears to be in vSphere [...]

A closer look at SolidFire

All Flash Arrays continue to make the news. Whether it is EMC's XtremIO launch or Violin Memory's current market woes, there is no doubt that AFAs continue to [...]