Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
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
2-node vSAN – witness network design considerations
October 6, 2017
It seems that 2-node vSAN for ROBO (remote office/branch office) deployments are becoming more and more popular. The fact that one can now connect the 2 vSAN
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
What’s new in vSAN 6.6?
April 11, 2017
vSAN 6.6 is finally here. This sixth iteration of vSAN is the quite a significant release for many reasons, as you will read about shortly. In my opinion, this
2-node vSAN topologies review
March 10, 2017
There has been a lot of discussion in the past around supported topologies for 2-node vSAN, specifically around where we can host the witness. Now my good pal