converged

A closer look at Datrium

Datrium are a new storage company who only recently came out of stealth. They are one of the companies that I really wanted to catch up with at VMworld 2015. [...]

VSAN 6.0 Part 9 – Proactive Re-balance

This is another nice new feature of Virtual SAN 6.0. It basically is a directive to VSAN to start re-balancing components belonging to virtual machine objects [...]

VSAN 6.0 Part 8 – Fault Domains

One of the really nice new features of VSAN 6.0 is fault domains. Previously, there was very little control over where VSAN placed virtual machine components. [...]

A quick introduction to Rubrik

I first encountered Rubrik at this year's Partner Exchange (PEX) 2015 in San Francisco. They had some promotional flyers made up labeled "Backup Still Sucks". [...]

A closer look at SpringPath

Another hyper-converged storage company has just emerged out of stealth. Last week I had the opportunity to catch up with the team from SpringPath (formerly [...]

VSAN Part 31: Object compliance and operational status

In a previous post, I discussed the difference between a component that is marked as ABSENT, and a component that is marked as DEGRADED. In this post, I'm [...]

A closer look at Nexenta Connect for VSAN

Whilst at VMworld 2014, I had the opportunity to catch up with the Nexenta team who have been working on a very interesting project with VMware's Virtual SAN [...]