Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
VSAN Part 5 – The role of VASA
September 6, 2013
VASA, originally introduced in vSphere 5.0, are an extension of the vSphere Storage APIs. VASA is shorthand for vSphere Storage APIs for Storage Awareness. It
VSAN Part 4 – Understanding Objects and Components
September 4, 2013
One of the most important concepts to understand in VSAN, in my opinion, is the notion of storage objects and components. Virtual Machines deployed on a
VSAN Part 3 – It is not a Virtual Storage Appliance
September 3, 2013
I've actually had to change the order of VSAN posts just to make this very point - VSAN is NOT a Virtual Storage Appliance. I've seen multiple conversations on
VSAN Part 2 – What do you need to get started?
August 28, 2013
This post contains the list of items you will need to get started with VSAN. I'll also try to highlight some best practices when it comes to configuring VSAN.
VSAN Part 1 – A first look at VSAN
August 26, 2013
At last, VSAN is launched. Over the coming weeks and months, I plan on doing a series of VSAN (or Virtual SAN to be more accurate) posts. I will start with a
An Introduction to Flash Technology
December 6, 2012
As many of you are aware, VMware made a number of announcements at VMworld 2012. There were three technical previews in the storage space. The first of these