Virtual Volumes (VVols)
Cloud Native, Containers, etc.
A change to sub-blocks on VMFS-6
August 17, 2017
Something that I only just recently noticed is that we have made a change to the sub-blocks structure on VMFS-6, compared to VMFS-5. Sub-blocks are small
Storage for containers with VMware? You got it!
February 15, 2017
on Storage for containers with VMware? You got it!
Last week during a visit to VMware headquarters in Palo Alto, I had the opportunity to catch up with our engineering team who are responsible for developing
What’s new in vSphere 6.5 Core Storage
October 18, 2016
Hello from VMworld EMEA in Barcelona. Well, we can finally talk about vSphere 6.5 today. In this post, I want to highlight a number of new and enhanced
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
Heads Up! ATS Miscompare detected between test and set HB images
April 17, 2015
I've been hit up this week by a number of folks asking about "ATS Miscompare detected between test and set HB images" messages after upgrading to vSphere 5.5U2
vSphere 6.0 Storage Features Part 4: VMFS, VOMA and VAAI
February 12, 2015
There was a time when VMFS was the only datastore that could be used with ESXi. That has changed considerably, with the introduction of NFS (v3 and v4.1),
vSphere 5.1 Storage Enhancements – Part 1: VMFS-5
September 4, 2012
Welcome to the first in a series of posts related to new storage enhancements in vSphere 5.1. The first of these posts will concentrate on VMFS. There are two