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VMware vExpert 2017 VSAN Award Winners

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Thank you to everyone who applied for vExpert VSAN. Myself and VMware Storage Business Unit are pleased to announce the list of 2017 vExperts who received the VSAN award. This elite group includes bloggers, book authors, VMUG leaders, speakers, tool builders, community leaders and general enthusiasts. This group of individuals have passion and enthusiasm for […]

VMware vSAN 6.6.1 Upgrade Guide

VMware
With the release of vSAN 6.6.1 or vSphere 6.5 U1 we have put together a new upgrade document to assist you with upgrading to vSAN 6.6.1 from previous releases. The guide  provides prescriptive guidance and clarity on vSAN upgrade steps. it also includes step by step guide for new vSAN and vSphere Update Manager integrations.Main […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 12th August 2017

VMware
VMware App Volumes AppVolumes and Multi Domains and Trusts Date Published: 2017/08/06 AppVolumes Assignment using Domain Local Groups and Multi-Domain Date Published: 2017/08/06 VMware ESXi ScratchConfig.CurrentScratchLocation is set to /scratch after upgrading to ESXi 6.x Date Published:2017/08/08 Error “Unexpected error checking compliance: module ‘string’ has no attribute ‘atoi’” during Host Profile compliance check Date Published:2017/08/09 […]

Lenovo and DataCore – Software-Defined Storage Explained

DataCore
Carlos Carrerras, senior vice president of Worldwide Business Development at DataCore, along with Lenovo’s Don Frame, Data Center Group brand director, and Patrick Oliveri, North America storage product manager, Data Center Group, recently sat down with Doug Brown of DABCC to discuss the DataCore/Lenovo partnership and the companies’ joint offering, the Lenovo DX8200D Software-Defined Storage […]

The Lenovo DX8200D Powered By DataCore – Video

DataCore
Possibly the Easiest Virtualisation Header to Install on the Market Today from the No 1 Providers. Take 3 Easy Steps to Full Install – Whiteboard Overview & Server Room Install in 2 Minutes hosted by Andy Spencer, SE, DataCore Software This video is from the fine folks at DataCore Software

Lenovo & DataCore Software Defined Storage Explained – Podcast Episode 286

DataCore
In episode 286, Douglas Brown interviews Carlos Carreras, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Business Development at DataCore Software, Don Frame, Lenovo Data Center Group Brand Director, and Patrick Oliveri, Lenovo North America Storage Product Manager, Data Center Group. Together we discuss the DataCore / Lenovo partnership and their joint offering, the Lenovo Storage DX8200D Powered […]

The Lenovo DX8200D Powered By DataCore – Overview Video

DataCore
Possibly the Easiest Virtualisation Header to Install on the Market Today from the No 1 Providers. Take 3 Easy Steps to Full Install – Whiteboard Overview & Server Room Install in 2 Minutes hosted by Andy Spencer, SE, DataCore Software This video is from the fine folks at DataCore Software

Improving SQL Server Performance by 20X

DataCore
Hyperconverged infrastructure is often used for applications including VDI and lightly loaded remote sites. So how does an organization that is looking to improve the performance of a mission-critical application such as Microsoft SQL Server end up with hyperconverged infrastructure? At this year’s Flash Memory Summit 2017, I presented a session where attendees could learn […]

VMware: The Top 10 vSAN Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss at VMworld

VMware
With VMworld 2017 quickly approaching, it’s time to find sessions you want to attend and build your schedule – popular sessions are already filling up. Although you have many vSAN sessions to choose from, (122 to be exact!) we’ve identified 10 sessions you should prioritize during your VMworld experience. These sessions span an array of topics, […]

Successful Digital Transformation Strategies Demand a Software-Defined Infrastructure

DataCore
In this series Storage Virtualization: The Missing Link in Digital Transformation, we explored how a digital strategy is the cornerstone of growth, competitive advantage and new opportunities. To be effective, your digital initiatives require a three-pronged approach: optimizing the customer experience, improving operational processes, and uncovering new and profitable business models. The takeaway? It’s imperative […]

2017 Annual Software-Defined Storage, Hyperconverged and Cloud Storage Market Survey

DataCore
This sixth annual survey from DataCore Software™ explores the impact of major software-driven storage deployments within IT organizations across the globe. In the 2017 edition of the survey, the expectations and experiences of over 426 IT professionals who are currently using or evaluating software-defined storage (SDS), hyperconverged and cloud storage provided their responses to survey […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 29th July 2017

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VMware ESXi Virtual Machines becomes unresponsive or hung when running on SEsparse virtual disk format Date Published: 2017/07/24 ESXi hosts are not responding as ql_ima.log fill up the /tmp directory Date Published: 2017/07/25 Intel i40e driver leading to PSOD containing “i40e_lan_xmit_frame” Date Published: 2017/07/25 PSOD occurs shortly after boot and reported against i40e driver version […]

VMware: What to expect from HCIBench 1.6.2

VMware
You may have noticed that we just had vSphere 6.5 update 1 released. In this release, VMware has introduced a new feature called vSAN Performance Diagnostics. This feature allows you to customize a certain time range in the past, select a goal from “Max IOPS”, “Max Throughput” and “Min Latency”, and click Show results button, […]

VMware vCenter Recoverability Improvements

VMware
In vSAN 6.6 vSAN switched from using Multicast to Unicast for new node discovery. This was a huge improvement that improved scalability, simplified deployment and troubleshooting. This drastically simplified layer 3 and stretched cluster deployment as well as reduced configuration times in new clusters being deployed.  While upgrading hosts will operate with Unicast between 6.5 […]

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