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VMware: Is Storage DRS Still Needed With Virtual Volumes?

VMware
A question that has been coming up frequently in conversations I have had with customers is why Storage DRS is not supported with Virtual Volumes or Virtual SAN? In fact this question came up again in a customer call on Thursday morning with one of our customers who wanted to understand more about the benefits of Virtual […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 6/4/16

VMware
VMware App Volumes Logon hangs at second logon with Writable Volumes Attached (2145119) Date Published: 5/30/2016 VMware ESXi VMware ESXi 5.5 host experiences purple diagnostic screen mentioning PF Exception 14 in world 64184:vmm4:IE1AW00 IP 0x41801531cc29 addr 0x100100 (2145505) Date Published: 5/30/2016 Setting an alarm for Virtual Machine hard disk usage (2144546) Date Published: 6/3/2016 VMware […]

Citrix Synergy 2016 – Day 3

Wilco van Bragt
The last day of Citrix Synergy already arrived. This third day is based on breakout sessions only. My experience of this day are again blogged in this article. I started the day with the presentation Desktop Virtualization Round-up by Jarian Gibson and Eduardo Molina. They started of describing the architectures of Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop, Microsoft RDS […]

Virtual SAN Availability Features and Capabilities in 20 Minutes

As a follow-up to the Virtual SAN 6.2 space efficiency features and capabilities presentation, I shared last week from the “Virtual SAN Take 20 Webcast Series”, here is the second episode where I focused on the overall availability and capabilities features of Virtual SAN. Remember that the information covered and demonstrated as part of these […]

DataCore Software Partners with Award Winning Technology Integrator Red River

DataCore
Thriving Solution Provider with Superior Federal IT Solutions Experience Becomes Latest Addition to the DataCore Channel Ecosystem in the Americas DataCore Software, the leader in Parallel-Powered Software, Application-Adaptive Data Infrastructure and Hyper-converged Virtual SAN solutions, today announced that Red River has joined the growing list of exceptional IT solutions providers serving as DataCore solution providers and resellers […]

DataCore Unleashes Significant Performance Enhancements for Software-Defined Storage and Enterprise Class Hyper-converged Solutions

DataCore
Parallel I/O Advances, Deeper Hypervisor Integration, Richer Monitoring and Planning Tools, More Granular Quality of Service (QoS) Controls, Certified VVOLs Support and Lower Cost Bulk Storage Among Product Upgrades in Latest Software Update DataCore today announced significant performance enhancements to two of its product lines: DataCore™SANsymphony™ Software-Defined Storage (SDS) platform and DataCore™ Hyper-converged Virtual SAN. […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending – 5/28/16

VMware
Renewing support contracts on VMware Online Store using Purchase Order (PO) as payment method (2145572) Date Published: 5/27/2016 VMware ESX VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch Release ESXi510-201605001 (2141429) Date Published: 5/24/2016 VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi510-201605101-SG: Updates esx-base (2141432) Date Published: 5/24/2016 VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi510-201605102-SG: Updates tools-light (2141434) Date Published: 5/24/2016 VMware ESXi 5.1, […]

What’s Up With the All-New VMware Virtual SAN 6.2?

opvizor
What’s Up With the All-New VMware Virtual SAN 6.2? VMware Hyper-Converged software takes standard x86 servers and DAS (directly-attached storage) and morphs it into a truly simple Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (abbreviated as HCI). This helps cut down the rising costs of storage, keeps complexity under control, and removes many of the performance limitations. It also makes […]

Virtual SAN Space Efficiency Capabilities in 25 Minutes

Earlier this week I got an opportunity to participate in a Webcast series titled “Virtual SAN Take 20” where I covered some of the new space efficiency and availability capabilities of Virtual SAN 6.2 and provided some useful demonstrations of the features and capabilities. The information I covered and demonstrated is applicable for all Virtual SAN […]

VMware: Why Performance Consistency (and All Flash Virtual SAN) Matters.

VMware
  If an application is occasionally timing out, or experiencing inconstant performance shouldn’t we consider it “down or unavailable”? Years ago I walked into a meeting with a customer and as the CIO walked in he asked his staff what their prime directive was. Not skipping a beat they all in unison stated “To provide […]

VMTurbo Posts 23rd Consecutive Quarter of Record Revenue in Q1 2016

Turbonomic
VMTurbo, the application performance control system, today announced its 23rdconsecutive record revenue quarter and added over 125 new customers in Q1, with over half of the top data center IT firms and service providers now relying on VMTurbo to control their cloud and virtualized environments while guaranteeing performance of applications from VDI to JVMs, OLTP […]

VMware Virtual SAN and SAS Expanders

VMware
I’ve received a number of questions from customers about using SAS expanders for external, or internal storage. I would like to clear up any confusion and discuss what is supported (and more importantly why!)SAS expanders are supported only on VSAN ready nodes. Virtual SAN Ready Node is a validated server configuration in a tested, certified […]

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