Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
vSphere 5.1 Storage Enhancements – Part 4: All Paths Down (APD)
September 7, 2012
All Paths Down (APD) is a situation which occurs when a storage device is removed from the ESXi host in an uncontrolled manner, either due to administrative
vSphere 5.1 Storage Enhancements – Part 3: vCloud Director
September 6, 2012
In this post, I want to highlight a number of storage improvements made in vSphere 5.1 that are going to be leveraged by the next release of vCloud Director.
vSphere 5.1 Storage Enhancements – Part 2: SE Sparse Disks
September 5, 2012
This is possibly the most exciting new storage feature in the vSphere 5.1 release. Space Efficient Sparse Virtual Disks (or SE Sparse Disks for short) were
vSphere 5.1 Storage Enhancements – Part 1: VMFS-5
September 4, 2012
Welcome to the first in a series of posts related to new storage enhancements in vSphere 5.1. The first of these posts will concentrate on VMFS. There are two
Virsto Software for vSphere Overview
August 22, 2012
I'd met Virsto Software at previous VMworld conferences, but never had a chance to have a meaningful discussion regarding their products and solutions. On a
SimpliVity Announce OmniCube Storage Appliance
August 20, 2012
I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Jesse St. Laurent, Product Director at a new storage startup called SimpliVity. SimpliVity finally exited
EMC Isilon – OneFS Mavericks Release Overview
August 17, 2012
EMC Isilon are providing even further vSphere integration features in their upcoming 'Mavericks' release of their OneFS operating system. This is great to see.