Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
A deeper-dive into Fault Tolerant VMs running on vSAN
June 6, 2018
After receiving a number of queries about vSphere Fault Tolerance on vSAN over the past couple of weeks, I decided to take a closer look at how Fault Tolerant
Performance Checklist now available for vSAN benchmarking
May 8, 2018
Hot on the heels of the vSAN 6.7 release, a new performance checklist for vSAN benchmarking has now been published on our StorageHub site. This is the result
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
Getting started with Cloudera Hadoop on vSphere
March 8, 2018
This past week, my buddy Paudie and I have been neck-deep in Cloudera/Hadoop, with a view to getting it successfully deployed on vSphere. The purpose of this
Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI), Sustainability and Green IT
March 1, 2018
on 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?
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