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Storage – the final frontier. These are the voyages of any Business Critical Oracle database, its endless mission: to meet the business SLA, to sustain increasing workload demands and seek out new challenges, to boldly go where no database has gone before. Storage is one of the most important aspect of any IO intensive workloads, […]
This video explains what is vSAN, what is Storage Policy-Based Policy (SPBM), and how vSAN’s in-kernel architecture and distributed nature is revolutionizing how storage is used in vSphere. This video is from the fine folks at VMware Storage.
An issue has been identified when trying to Storage vMotion a VM with a swap file larger than 64GB to the vSAN datastore.This occurs as the swap file cannot be created on the vSAN datastore, as the size of the file exceeds the default limit for storage vMotion operations. In the UI it can be […]
VMware NSX for vSphere Upgrading from NSX-v 6.2.0, 6.2.1 and 6.2.2 to NSX-v 6.3.5 fails Date Published: 2017/11/27 Performance issues when third party file filter drivers co-exist with Guest Introspection drivers Date Published: 2017/11/30 VMware ESXi Permission for Domain Group removed when Active Directory is not reachable Date Published: 2017/11/29 Virtual machines might be migrated […]
In this light-board video, Systems Engineer Simon Todd discusses the benefits of HCI powered by vSAN and why it matters in the data center. Learn how HCI can lower infrastructure costs, improve efficiency & performance and scale to accommodate your future needs. This video is from the fine folks at VMware Storage.
Data Resiliency Reinvented – Optimally utilize current and new infrastructure investments to do more
When one element of a facility’s architecture fails or experiences a disruption, the dreaded disaster recovery plan stress can creep up on us. But, what if your architecture could run on a redundant path? What if it could take over seamlessly and was completely transparent so that users never knew that a disruption has even […]
Year-over-year revenue growth of 11% to $1.98 billion; Continued broad-based strength across product portfolio and geographies VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced financial results for fiscal 2018 third quarter: Revenue for the third quarter was $1.98 billion, an increase of 11% from the third quarter of 2016. License […]
VMware Cloud(TM) on AWS now available in U.S. East region Expanded VMware Cloud on AWS capabilities, including VMware Site Recovery and VMware vMotion, help customers move, run, and protect production workloads at scale [responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Click to Listen”] At AWS re:Invent 2017, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), and Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced VMware Cloud™ on AWS is expanding […]
In August this year, VMware and Amazon announced that VMware Cloud on AWS was available! (Atleast from Oregon) Which essentially means VMware based infrastructure running on AWS hardware. And this was the highest attending session on VMworld this year, so the interest is quite huge! And the path to cloud for many buisnesses need to […]
Hyper-converged infrastructure powered by VMware vSAN empowers organizations to scale quickly, improve application performance and lower storage costs. Implementation by the experts at CDW lets you shift your focus to innovation. This video is from the fine folks at VMware Storage.
Recently, a customer contacted us with the very curious case. The SureBackup job was failing with the generic error message during snapshot creation phase: “The specified feature is not supported by this version.” There were several VMs included in the SureBackup job, but only one specific VM failed. Moreover, the source backup job itself worked […]
I’ve written about vSAN and vSphere HA various times, but I don’t think this has been explicitly called out before. Cormac and I were doing some tests this week and noticed something. When we were looking at results I realized I described it in my HA book a long time ago, but it is so […]