Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
Which policy changes can trigger a rebuild on vSAN?
February 21, 2018
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
Project Hatchway hitting the mainstream – persistent storage for containers
December 7, 2017
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
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
Supporting Fault Tolerance VMs on vSAN Stretched Cluster
September 26, 2017
During one of our many discussions at VMworld 2017, I was asked about supporting Fault Tolerance on vSAN Stretched Clusters, more specifically SMP-FT. Now to
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
VMworld 2017 session on vSAN Networking Design now available
September 19, 2017
on VMworld 2017 session on vSAN Networking Design now available
The last of my VMworld 2017 sessions is now available for viewing. This is the vSAN Networking session, which I co-presented with Andreas Scherr. Andreas is
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