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Datacore on Drinking Our Own IT Champagne

In Drinking Our Own IT Champagne – Part 1, we explained how there has been a renewed focus on building up in-house technology and digital capabilities, but many tech companies aren’t even using the products they are pitching – and as a result, they lose credibility. In Drinking Our Own IT Champagne – Part 2, […]

Five Ways Your Software-Defined Storage Platform Just Got Better

Got data? Of course, you do. The IoT, artificial intelligence, digital transformation and cognitive computing are just a few new sources that are creating higher volumes and types of data that must be easily stored, managed and accessed in your data storage infrastructure. Becoming a top-performer in business demands a high-performance enterprise data center built […]

VMware Video: vSAN Operations Guide: Deduplication and Compression

This video demonstrates the process for enabling deduplication and compression in a vSAN cluster. You can check the results of deduplication and compression by viewing the Deduplication and Compression Overview in the vSAN Capacity monitor. This video is from the fine folks at VMware Storage.

VMware: Dell EMC VxRail 4.5 – A Few Notes

VxRail 4.5 was announced in May by Dell EMC and I’ve been a bit slow in going through my enablement on the platform. The key benefit (beyond some interesting hardware permutations that were announced), is support for VMware vSphere 6.5 U1 and vSAN 6.6. I thought I’d cover a few of the more interesting aspects of […]

Getting Started with a vSAN Assessment – Video

This video provides a quick overview of the vSAN Assessment Tool – how it works, the components of the tool and the process for running a vSAN Assessment. It also goes over some of the upcoming enhancements to the tool. To get started, visit or simply email This video is from the fine […]

VMware vSphere 6.5 features summary to increase Availability

It’s been nearly a year since VMware released vSphere 6.5 which marked the 12th major release of VMware’s hypervisor and hypervisor management product suite. And while VMware has been focusing on more recent products like vSAN and NSX, it shouldn’t be forgotten that vSphere still remains at the core of the virtualization platform on top […]

Amazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Greg Schulz
September was a busy month pertaining to software defined data infrastructure including cloud and related AWS announcements. One of the announcements included VMware partnering to deliver vSphere, vSAN and NSX data infrastructure components for creating software defined data centers (SDDC) also known as multi cloud, and hybrid cloud leveraging AWS elastic bare metal servers (read […]

Troubleshooting Tips for VMware vSAN – Video

This video was live streamed from the Education & Certification Lounge at VMworld 2017. You can download the presentation here: This video is from the fine folks at VMware Education.

VMware VMworld 2017 Session Video – A Closer Look at vSAN Networking Design and Configuration Considerations

VMworld 2017 – STO1193BE – A Closer Look at vSAN Networking Design and Configuration Considerations This video is from the fine folks at VMware VMworld.

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