New vSAN Management Pack for vRealize Operations

Last month we announced the release of a new vROps Management Pack specifically for vSAN. Previously the vSAN Management Pack was bundled with the MPSD - Management Pack for Storage Devices. I wrote about this when it entered beta, way back in 2015. Well, for those customers who are only interested in monitoring vSAN, and didn't want all the other parts of [...]

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Some nice enhancements to Docker Volume Driver for vSphere v0.7

This week I am over at our VMware HQ in Palo Alto. I caught up with the guys in our storage team who are working on our docker volume driver for vSphere to find out what [...]

Upcoming Rubrik and VSAN webinar – October 11th

A number of months back, myself and Chris Wahl of Rubrik put together a comprehensive white paper discussing the role of storage policies in both Virtual SAN and Rubrik. Next [...]

Error code “NetworkNotFound” on Photon Controller 1.0

I mentioned yesterday that Photon Controller version 1.0 is now available. I rolled it out yesterday, and just like I did with previous versions, I started to deploy some [...]

[Updated] This blog has been hacked by vS0ciety

Well, not really. This was a bit of fun. Hope none of you took it too seriously. :-P The whole point of this marketing/viral video was to highlight the #hackathon that is [...]

Photon Controller v1.0 is available

Photon Controller version 1.0 was released very recently. Ryan Kelly provides a good overview of what has changed in the UI from previous releases in his blog post here. I got [...]

Docker Volume Driver for vSphere using policies on VSAN (short video)

This is a short demo (< 5 minutes) which highlights how one can use storage policies to manage the creation of a docker volume when that volume is being deployed on Virtual [...]

Nginx running on VIC (short video)

I put together this short vSphere Integrated Containers v0.6.0 video (~4 minutes) showing how you can deploy a container running a web server, in this case Nginx, and have its [...]