Dell, VMware Still Dominate HCI Charts, Says IDC
Once again Dell and VMware are the leading hyperconverged infrastructure vendors according to IDC’s HCI charts.
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Changes in the Performance Service for vSAN 6.7
The new Clarity based HTML5 user interface (UI) that VMware has adopted across its product portfolio has been a big win for new and existing customers. Since the debut of the new vCenter client in vSphere and vSAN 6.7, it has been quite common to hear from users who have made the transition on how The post Changes in the Performance Service for vSAN 6.7 appeared first on Virtual Blocks .
Find out how VMware vSAN 6.7 Meets Your Customers’ HCI Needs
This release offers features and capabilities that enable improves performance, usability, and consistency. Significant improvements to management and monitoring tools are matched by application consistency improvements. Learn more. The post Find out how VMware vSAN 6.7 Meets Your Customers’ HCI Needs appeared first on Partner News .
Understanding the vSAN Witness Appliance – Cluster Membership, Versioning, and Hosting
The vSAN Witness Appliance virtual machine provides a virtualized ESXi host that acts as a tie breaker for vSAN Stretched Cluster and 2 Node configurations. Some common questions come up around not only which version of the vSAN Witness Appliance should be used, but what version the vSAN Witness Appliance should be run on. A few definitions The post Understanding the vSAN Witness Appliance – Cluster Membership, Versioning, and Hosting appeared first on Virtual Blocks .
How to Configure iSCSI Target on vSAN
VMware has announced the iSCSI Target service on the vSAN datastore with the release of vSAN 6.5. So if you are using the older version of vSAN you won’t see this feature. vSAN 6.5 or above v…Read More
Managing vSAN 6.6 Fault Domains
Back in vSAN 6.0 release (when it was called VSAN), VMware introduced the ability to create Fault Domains to provide rack awareness and a bit of control where vSAN placed data objects. The idea behind fault domains is that we want to be able to tolerate groups of hosts (chassis or racks) failing …Read More
IDC Data Shows vSAN Expands Leadership in HCI Software
The latest market data from IDC continues to show that VMware vSAN is leading the HCI market. IDCs Q1 2018 Worldwide Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker, released on June 26th, 2018, shows that the total value of hyperconverged solutions running VMware vSAN accounted for 37.2% of the Q1 2018 HCI market, making HCI systems powered by The post IDC Data Shows vSAN Expands Leadership in HCI Software appeared first on Virtual Blocks .
Minio S3 object store deployed as a set of VMs on vSAN
Some time backed, I looked at what it would take to run a container based Minio S3 object store on top of vSAN. This involved using our vSphere Docker Volume Server (aka Project Hatchway, and the details can be found here. However, I wanted to evaluate what it would take to scale out the Minio […] The post Minio S3 object store deployed as a set of VMs on vSAN appeared first on CormacHogan.com .