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What’s in the vSphere and vSAN 6.7 release?
April 17, 2018
Today VMware unveils vSphere version 6.7, which also includes a new version of vSAN. In this post, I am going to highlight some of the big-ticket items that
Which policy changes can trigger a rebuild on vSAN?
February 21, 2018
Some time ago, I wrote about which policy changes can trigger a rebuild of an object. This came up again recently, as it was something that Duncan and I
A new vSAN training class – vSAN Production Operations – now available
January 23, 2018
A short post today to let you know about a new VMware training class that I helped to create. This new class is called VMware vSAN Production Operations, and
vSAN Essentials e-book is now free
December 19, 2017
A short note to let you know that Duncan and I have made the e-book version of our Essential Virtual SAN (vSAN) book available for free. We have now published
A closer look at ECS (Elastic Cloud Storage) running on vSAN
December 15, 2017
on A closer look at ECS (Elastic Cloud Storage) running on vSAN
This week I had the opportunity to take a closer look at ECS, the Elastic Cloud Storage product from DELL-EMC. ECS normally ships as a physical appliance,
Taking snapshots with vSAN with failures in the cluster
November 29, 2017
I was discussing the following situation with some of our field staff today. We are aware that snapshots inherit the same policies as the base VMDK, so if I
A closer look at Scality S3 running on vSAN
November 28, 2017
on A closer look at Scality S3 running on vSAN
After last week's post of Minio running on top of vSAN to provide an S3 object store, a number of folks said that I should also check out Scality S3 server.