Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
A closer look at VVol snapshot policies on Pure Storage with vSphere 6.7
July 18, 2018
I am in the very fortunate position of having access to a Pure Storage array, and this has been recently updated to support Virtual Volumes. With my new 6.7
Setting up Nginx reverse-proxy for distributed Minio S3 deployment
July 3, 2018
I wanted to follow-up on my recent Minio S3 post with steps on how to implement a reverse-proxy using Nginx. The purpose of this is to allow an end-user to
Minio S3 object store deployed as a set of VMs on vSAN
June 22, 2018
Some time back, I looked at what it would take to run a container based Minio S3 object store on top of vSAN. This involved using our vSphere Docker Volume
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
A closer look at VMware’s latest Cloud Launch
March 7, 2018
Today VMware has another cloud launch update, and this one is significant for many reasons. Our underlying goals of VMware Cloud are many. From an
Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI), Sustainability and Green IT
March 1, 2018
on Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI), Sustainability and Green IT
I'm sure it will come as no surprise to many readers that virtualization has brought (and continues to bring) huge benefits with regards to data center
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