EMC ScaleIO on VMware vSphere Install – A little automation Part I…
Since EMC’s purchase of ScaleIO in 2013, I have become very familiar with the product.
I was fortunate enough to go to deep dive training in November to become even more familiar with what it offers and where it may be going. While I was there, several of us had the opportunity to talk with product management about some things we’d like to see added/changed/etc.
From a high level, ScaleIO (formerly Elastic Converged Storage), runs natively in many Operating Systems and Hypervisors. Unfortunately ScaleIO doesn’t natively run in VMware vSphere. Because of this, a virtual storage appliance (VSA) must be used to present local storage to the ScaleIO cluster.
To install ScaleIO in vSphere, the process is (basically):
To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, EMC ScaleIO on vSphere Install – A little automation Part I…- Jase’s Place