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New VMware KB articles published for week ending 11/26/16

Datacenter “A problem occurred while getting data from the source vCenter Server” error when upgrading to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 (2147895) Date Published: 11/22/2016 VMware App Volumes Writable Volumes are not created on login in a multi vCenter Server environment (2146763) Date Published: 11/21/2016 VMware ESXi VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch ESXi600-201611102-SG: Updates esx-ui (2145815) Date […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 11/19/16 – KB Digest

Datacenter Update sequence for vSphere 6.5 and its compatible VMware products (2147289) Date Published: 11/15/2016 VMware ESX Build-Nummern und Versionen von VMware ESXi/ESX (2147777) Date Published: 11/14/2016 VMware ESXi Managing TLS protocol configuration for vSphere 6.5 (2147469) Date Published: 11/17/2016 SCSI-3 persistent reservation keys lost due to Lost path redundancy to storage device (2147535) Date […]

The Magic of DataCore Parallel I/O Technology

DataCore Parallel I/O technology seems like a kind of magic, and too good to be true… but you only need to try it once to understand that it is real and has the potential to save you loads of money! Benchmarks Vs Real World Frankly, I was skeptical at first and I totally underestimated this […]

VMware Announces General Availability of New vSphere, vSAN and vRealize Solutions

Newly Available Product Releases to Deliver Next-Gen Infrastructure and Management for Modern Applications in Cross-Cloud Environments VMware, Inc.(NYSE: VMW) a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced the general availability of new releases of VMware vSphere®,VMware vSAN™ (formerly VMware Virtual SAN), VMware vRealize Log Insight and VMware vRealize Operations to help IT […]

VMware: Good News!!!! VMware vSphere 6.5 Now Supports 512e Drives

VMWare vSphere 6.5 along with vSAN 6.5 will support 512e format. It is one of those features that would allow customers to place large capacity drives on vSAN. This will help with density optimized vSAN clusters if the customer so chooses. Going forward, VMware will only support 512e drives for high capacity and high density […]

VMware Recent Product Updates – VMware for Healthcare IT

To a care provider from a century ago, today’s healthcare would likely seem like science fiction.  VMware continues to innovate, enabling Healthcare IT to improve patient care through technology.  Over the past several months, we have introduced a number of improvements to existing products which provide new functionality; and a new deployment and maintenance model. […]

VMware: Migrating VMs to vSAN – Virtual Blocks

A frequently asked question from customers considering vSAN is “How do I migrate virtual machines from my old storage to vSAN?” There are a few ways this can be done and a number of solutions to facilitate the migration. This blog article discusses a few of these options and concludes with a link to a […]

VMware vSphere 6.5 is Here! Download Today!

VMware vSphere 6.5 is here! Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of VMware vSphere 6.5 along with new releases of other SDDC components: VMware vSAN 6.5, VMware vRealize Automation 7.2, VMware vRealize Log Insight 4 and VMware vRealize Operations 6.4. Together, these products help IT more efficiently run, manage, and secure their […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 11/05/16

VMware ESXi Unmounting a datastore fails with the error: Cannot unmount volume <Datastore details> because <Reason>. Correct the problem and retry the operation. (2147177) Date Published: 11/2/2016 Duplicate Host Profile task fails with the error:There is no reference host associated with the profile (2147250) Date Published: 11/2/2016 Applying a Host Profile to a host fails […]

Can I Have A Witness?

There are many storage systems on the market today that require a separate protected witness construct for high availability and fault tolerant data access. The quorum mandates that at least one server instance has ownership and active access to the underlying data subsystem. This arrangement is typical in cluster architectures. It’s important to recognize that […]

New VMware VxRail Hands-on Lab – Experience the Standard in Hyper-Converged

VMware Hands-on Lab (HOL) is the easiest and fastest way to test-drive the full technical capabilities of VMware solutions in real time.  With this new VxRail HOL, you can learn and experience VxRail free of charge, on your own browser and on your own time in minutes, with no setup or installation. VxRail, the only […]

VMware vSAN 6.5: Licensing Guide – Updated 11/16

VMware, the leader in Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI), enables the lowest cost and highest performance next-generation HCI solutions powered by VMware vSAN™. The natively integrated software solution combines radically simple vSAN storage with the industry-standard VMware vSphere® hypervisor and the VMware vCenter Server™ unified management solution. vSAN 6.5 delivers the industry’s best storage value with ease […]

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