A closer look at VMware’s latest Cloud Launch

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

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?

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

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

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

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, [...]

Project Hatchway hitting the mainstream – persistent storage for containers

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 [...]