Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
Storage Policy Based Management
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
Project Hatchway hitting the mainstream – persistent storage for containers
December 7, 2017
Regular readers will be aware that I "dabble" from time to time in the world of Cloud Native Apps. For me, a lot of this dabbling is trying to figure out how I
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.
A closer look at Minio S3 running on vSAN
November 24, 2017
While we are always looking at what other data services vSAN could provide natively, at the present moment, there is no native way to host S3 compatible
Upcoming VMUG webinar – vSphere 6.5 Core Storage
November 8, 2017
A quick note to let you know that I am co-presenting on an upcoming VMUG webinar with my good pal, Cody Hosterman, from Pure Storage. The subject is vSphere