VVols

My VMworld 2018 recorded sessions

At this year's VMworld, I was very fortunate to have 3 of my submitted sessions accepted for both VMworld in Las Vegas and again for VMworld in Barcelona. Not [...]

See you at VMworld 2018 (Barcelona)

The content catalog has just gone live with the schedule of break-out sessions for VMworld 2018 in Barcelona. All three sessions that I presented in Las Vegas [...]

Vendors I plan to check out at #VMworld 2018

It's here. VMworld 2018 is underway. I've just spent a great week in Nashville, a place I have wanted to visit for the longest time. Now it's almost time to [...]

VASA – Error while removing an entry for the provider in the providerCache

Some time ago, I hooked our Virtual Volume (VVol) capable storage array up to a vSphere 6.5 cluster. I did a few preliminary tests, such as adding the VASA [...]

A closer look at VVol snapshot policies on Pure Storage with vSphere 6.7

I am in the very fortunate position of having access to a Pure Storage array, and this has been recently updated to support Virtual Volumes. With my new 6.7 [...]

What’s in the vSphere and vSAN 6.7 release?

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 [...]

Registering the Pure Storage VASA Provider

Hot on the heels on Pure Storage's recent announcement on Virtual Volume (VVol) support, I wanted to take a closer look at their VVol implementation for [...]