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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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What to expect from HCIBench 1.6.2

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 &#rsquo;Max IOPS&#rdquo;, &#rsquo;Max Throughput&#rdquo; and &#rsquo;Min Latency&#rdquo;, and click Show results button,

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vSAN 6.6.1 with VUM Integration

&#rsquo;Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.&#rdquo; - Clare Booth Luce. This is a timeless idea that could not be more true when it comes to software design. It&#rsquo;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

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Introducing vSAN 6.6.1 and New Operational Savings

Today, VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 1 became generally available. With this update we are excited to announce vSAN 6.6.1, which adds even more new features on top of the major vSAN 6.6 release that launched only a few months back. Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI)powered by vSAN will now benefit from even lower operational costs and accelerated

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An Essential Guide to vSAN ReadyNodes

One of the reasons VMware vSAN continues to be such a widely deployed HCI solution is because of its world-class OEM ecosystem of hardware platforms that are tested and validated to support vSAN-powered HCI deployments, available in vSAN ReadyNodes. Learn more about ReadyNodes in the Essential Guide to vSAN ReadyNodes webcast.   vSAN ReadyNode 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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