Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) is one of the fastest-growing areas in IT, and VMware vSAN is the fastest-growing solution in HCI. With an 8000+ customer base that’s expanding every day like wildfire, there is a tremendous appetite for knowledge learning by IT professionals in the customer, partner, sales and service communities. It is with great […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
I am excited to announce that launch of vSAN Performance diagnostics. This feature will enable faster performance troubleshooting and when burning in a cluster with performance tests to understand how you can increase the IOPS or lower the storage latency and what is your bottleneck within the host.Performance diagnostics analyzes previously executed benchmarks. It detects […]
This release also addresses a previous limitation in the upgrade path. For those of you running 6.0 U3 there was previously no supported upgrade path to 6.5. Thankfully this has been resolved. vSphere Client Improvements New functionality has been added to the HTML 5 client around host-centric operations. Areas such as VDS management, datastore management […]
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Clare Booth Luce. This is a timeless idea that could not be more true when it comes to software design. It’s one of the reasons why so many IT organizations are looking to replace complex infrastructures requiring the expertise of storage, networking and compute professionals with HCI solutions like […]
This video demonstrates how vSAN 6.6.1 provides a seamless automated update process to ensure a vSAN cluster is up to date with the best available release to keep your hardware in a supported state. This video is from the fine folks at VMware Storage.
Whirlpool turned to VMware vSAN and all flash storage to speedup operations as well as simplify, and reduce the footprint of their data center. vSAN helped support their product development, ranging from designing an appliance to screwing the bolts on the assembly line This video is from the fine folks at VMware Storage.