Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
Does enabling encryption on vSAN require on an-disk format change?
June 27, 2017
vSAN 6.6 shipped earlier this year. It comes with a new on-disk format to support, among other things, data at rest encryption (also known as DARE). This is
My first look at Unikernels on vSphere
June 20, 2017
Dear reader, if you are like me, you may only be getting to grips with containers and how they compare to the virtual machine approach of running applications.
Deploying vSAN with Photon Platform v1.2
May 30, 2017
This is a bit of a long post, but there is a lot to cover. In a previous post, I walked through the deployment of Photon Platform v1.2, which included the
A closer look at the Infinio Cache Accelerator I/O Filter
May 22, 2017
The folks over at Infinio were kind enough to send me their latest Cache Accelerator I/O Filter so I could set it up in my lab. I must say, this seemed to be
Image management with VIC and Harbor
May 17, 2017
In this post, I wanted to play a little more with our registry product (Harbor) and how it integrated with vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC). The workflow
Revisiting persistent storage with vSphere Integrated Containers
May 15, 2017
I've been getting back into doing a bit of testing with vSphere Integrated Containers 1.1 (VIC for short) in my lab. One of the things that I am very
vSAN 6.6 Config Assist incorrectly reports Physical NIC warning with LACP/LAG
May 12, 2017
A very short post simply to bring an issue to your attention which a number of folks have pinged me about this week. With vSAN 6.6, there is a new feature