Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
Migrating a VM with snapshots to/from VSAN
July 22, 2015
In Virtual SAN 6.0, a new snapshot format was introduced called vsanSparse. This improves snapshot functionality by leveraging the new VirstoFS on-disk format
When and why do we “stun” a virtual machine?
April 28, 2015
This is a question that seems to come up regularly, but I don't think it appears in any great detail in external facing documentation. The question is "when do
Migrations and Virtual Volumes – Deep Dive
February 27, 2015
Recently I published an article on Virtual Volumes (VVols) where I touched on a comparison between how migrations typically worked with VAAI and how they now
vSphere 5.1 Storage Enhancements – Part 7: Storage vMotion
September 13, 2012
Let's begin this post with a recap of the Storage vMotion enhancements made in vSphere 5.0. Storage vMotion in vSphere 5.0 enabled the migration of virtual