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Big news from Pure Storage
January 26, 2018
on Big news from Pure Storage
There was lots of big news yesterday from our friends over at Pure Storage. First of all, we had an announcement about their Virtual Volume (VVol)
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
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
Erasure Coding and Quorum on vSAN
April 17, 2017
on Erasure Coding and Quorum on vSAN
I was looking at the layout of RAID-5 object configuration the other day, and while these objects were deployed on vSAN with 4 components, something caught my
Why two stretched clusters cannot cross-host each others witness appliances!
April 13, 2017
Sorry about the wordy title but this is a question that has come up a number of times. The request is that when I have two data sites and deploy two stretched
Another recovery from multiple failures in a vSAN stretched cluster
February 9, 2017
In a previous post related to multiple failures in a vSAN stretched cluster, we showed that if a failure caused the data components to be out of sync, the most