Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
VSAN Part 16 – Reclaiming disks for other uses
February 18, 2014
A number of customers have raised this question. How do you reclaim disks which were once used by VSAN but you now wish to use these disks for other purposes?
VMware certify new memory channel attached storage on vSphere 5.1 & 5.5
February 6, 2014
This is an interesting announcement for those of you following emerging storage technologies. We've been talking about flash technologies for some time now,
VSAN Part 15 – Multicast Requirement for networking – Misconfiguration detected
January 21, 2014
This is an issue which has caught a number of customers out during the Virtual SAN beta, so will probably catch some folks out when the product goes live too.
VSAN Part 14 – Host Memory Requirements
January 15, 2014
For those of you participating in the VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) beta, this is a reminder that there is a VSAN Design & Sizing Guide available on the
VSAN Part 13 – Examining the .vswp object
January 7, 2014
I've seen a few question recently around the .vswp file on virtual machines. The .vswp or VM swap is one of the objects that go to make up the set of virtual
VSAN Part 12 – SPBM extensions in RVC
December 13, 2013
In the Virtual SAN (VSAN) beta refresh, we released a number of new Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) commands to examine the Storage Policy Based Management (SPBM)
VSAN Part 11 – Shutting down the VSAN cluster
December 10, 2013
In a post on the vSphere blog, I spoke about how to use maintenance mode. As a follow on request, a number of people asked me how they should safely shutdown a