Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
Erasure Coding and Quorum on vSAN
April 17, 2017
I was looking at the layout of RAID-5 object configuration the other day, and while these objects were deployed on vSAN with 4 components, something caught my
Why two stretched clusters cannot cross-host each others witness appliances!
April 13, 2017
Sorry about the wordy title but this is a question that has come up a number of times. The request is that when I have two data sites and deploy two stretched
What’s new in vSAN 6.6?
April 11, 2017
vSAN 6.6 is finally here. This sixth iteration of vSAN is the quite a significant release for many reasons, as you will read about shortly. In my opinion, this
2-node vSAN topologies review
March 10, 2017
There has been a lot of discussion in the past around supported topologies for 2-node vSAN, specifically around where we can host the witness. Now my good pal
Understanding recovery from multiple failures in a vSAN stretched cluster
February 8, 2017
Sometime back I wrote an article that described what happens when an object deployed on a vSAN datastore has a policy of Number of Failures to Tolerate set to
vSAN Stretched Cluster – Partition behavior changes
January 17, 2017
My good pal Paudie and I are back in full customer mode these past few weeks, testing out lots of new and upcoming features in future release of vSAN. Our
Essential Virtual SAN (6.2) available for pre-order
March 15, 2016
on Essential Virtual SAN (6.2) available for pre-order
Our friends over at Pearson and VMware Press have informed us that the second edition of the Essential Virtual SAN book (that I wrote with Duncan Epping) is