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vSAN Stretched Cluster and Horizon View interop update
August 10, 2018
This question has come up a number of times in the past. However, there have been some updates that I personally was not aware of until last week. To cut to
Why upgrade vSAN? Here is a list of features, release by release.
July 30, 2018
I was with one of our large EMEA customers last week, and we talked quite a bit about the evolution of vSAN. This customer is already one of our larger vSAN
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
How many hosts are needed to implement SFTT in vSAN Stretched Cluster?
September 21, 2017
on How many hosts are needed to implement SFTT in vSAN Stretched Cluster?
Many of you who are well versed in vSAN will realize that we released a Secondary Failures To Tolerate (SFTT) feature with vSAN 6.6. This meant that not only
New vSAN Stretched Cluster Topology now supported
September 5, 2017
After publishing the vSAN Networking Guide earlier this year, Paudie O'Riordain and I received numerous questions regarding support on having different
Erasure Coding and Quorum on vSAN
April 17, 2017
on Erasure Coding and Quorum on vSAN
I was looking at the layout of RAID-5 object configuration the other day, and while these objects were deployed on vSAN with 4 components, something caught my
Why two stretched clusters cannot cross-host each others witness appliances!
April 13, 2017
Sorry about the wordy title but this is a question that has come up a number of times. The request is that when I have two data sites and deploy two stretched