What’s new in vSAN 6.7U1

Yesterday, we saw the announcement that VMware has release vSphere 6.7U1. This includes new releases of vCenter Server 6.7U1, ESXi 6.7U1 and of course vSAN 6.7U1. All of the hyperlinks here will take you to the release notes of that particular product. In this post, I just want to briefly run through some of the major enhancements that we have included in vSAN 6.7U1. TRIM/UNMAP Support Top of the list for me is the introduction of automated UNMAP support. Note that the key point here is that this is for in-guest space reclamation. vSAN has never had an issue with…

Some nice new features in vSAN 6.6.1

For those of you who may have missed it, vSphere 6.5U1 was released very recently. This new release of vSphere also brought along a new release of vSAN, version 6.6.1. Included in this release are a few really nice features that did not make it into the major 6.6 release of vSAN that we had earlier this year. However some of these features are quite significant, especially as we work to make HCI (hyper-converged infrastructure) more and more easy to deploy, configure and manage.