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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 55: Automate all the things

“Rule 1 of building the cloud: ruthlessly automate everything.&#rdquo; -@PGelsinger If you’ve ever considered automating anything in your VMware environment chances are you’ve either read a blog post or even used some sample code from one or both of our guests this week. With VMworld just over a week away we thought it would be

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Key Storage and Availability Activities at VMworld 2017

Hyper-converged Infrastructure is HOT HOT HOT, and we&#rsquo;ve got the only vSphere-native HCI solution available. Over 8,000 customers have taken the plunge with vSAN, and VMworld is the perfect place to investigate how vSAN can help you too! From the Storage & Availability team at VMware - Welcome to VMworld! It is the perfect time

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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 54: vSAN Stretched Cluster

One of the most distinguishing features of VMware vSAN is the availability of stretched cluster deployment. Stretched clusters allow vSAN customers to configure two geographically located sites, while synchronously replicating data between the two sites. This provides high availability and protection against a single site failure. Not a new concept with traditional storage…. or is

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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 52: Understanding vSAN Encryption

For many IT organizations security is top of mind. VMware introduced advanced security for the modern data center with the release of vSphere 6.5, and are now extending security to vSAN with the industry&#rsquo;s first native HCI security solution, vSAN Encryption. So how does this differ from VM encryption in vSphere 6.5? This week Aaron

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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 51: vSAN ReadyLabs

One of the key reasons Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) powered by VMware vSAN is so successful with customers is that it gives them the choice of a wide range of supported hardware platforms and choice of the latest technologies—both of which do not simply happen by chance. This week wespoke with two key members of

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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 50: vSAN Off-Road

vSAN ReadyNode provides the most flexible hardware options to build Hyper-Converged Infrastructure based on VMware Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Software. However, occasionally we get the question about vSAN designs that are slightly outside the standard vSAN ReadyNode configuration. This week we invite VMware SE Manager James LeFort to go off-road with us and share some of the

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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 49: Host Resources Deep Dive

The VMware vSphere 6.5 Host Resources Deep Dive is a guide to building consistent high-performing ESXi hosts, This book was written for administrators, architects, consultants, aspiring VCDX-es and people eager to learn more about the elements that control the behavior of CPU, memory, storage and network resources. This week we discuss this new book with

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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 48: VMworld 2017 Preview

The industry’s top cloud infrastructure and digital workspace event is only 60 days away. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we bring Duncan Epping back to share some of his favorite VMworld sessions and some helpful tips to make the best out of your VMworld 2017 experience. Show Related Links VMworld Main Page VMworld

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A Recipe for VMware vSAN as Persistent Storage for MongoDB in Containers

If you have landed on this blog, you most likely do not need to be convinced that VMware vSAN as persistent storage for MondgoDB in containers is a good idea. If you landed here accidentally, let us give you a little background information. MongoDB, a popular NoSQL document store database used by thousands of enterprises

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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 47: vRealize Automation Use Cases

This week VMware releasedthe latest version of vRealize Automation - 7.3, the next iteration of our industry-leading cloud automation platform. In a future episode we arebringing in the vRA team to walk us through this feature packed release, but thought it might be interesting to start by walking through some vRA basics and use cases.

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