Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
A primer on First Class Disks/Improved Virtual Disks
November 21, 2018
A First Class Disk (FCD), also referred to as Improved Virtual Disk (IVDs), is one of the more recent features in vSphere that may have escaped your notice.
Taking snapshots with vSAN with failures in the cluster
November 29, 2017
I was discussing the following situation with some of our field staff today. We are aware that snapshots inherit the same policies as the base VMDK, so if I
Migrating a VM with snapshots to/from VSAN
July 22, 2015
In Virtual SAN 6.0, a new snapshot format was introduced called vsanSparse. This improves snapshot functionality by leveraging the new VirstoFS on-disk format
When and why do we “stun” a virtual machine?
April 28, 2015
This is a question that seems to come up regularly, but I don't think it appears in any great detail in external facing documentation. The question is "when do
Tintri adds new VM-aware features and VAAI Support
September 21, 2012
During VMworld 2012 in San Francisco, I had a chance to catch up once again with the team from Tintri. My first introduction to Tintri was at last year's