Configuring vSAN Networking

Configuring your networking correctly when deploying vSAN is crucial, that’s why I’ve chosen to focus on vSAN networking specifically as it relates to cluster settings.  There are several things you need to do when configuring vSAN and if you mess up the networking portion, it will give you headaches and create hours of troubleshooting for…

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vSAN Book Review & Giveaway!

Let me just start off by saying that vSAN is amazing!  I love the technology, and I love working with some of the best tech minds in the industry.  Today’s book review is perfectly in line with vSAN week at vDestination.com.  The book is titled Essential Virtual SAN co-authored by Cormac Hogan and Duncan Epping, two of the foremost experts…

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Policy-Based Management for vSAN

For vSAN week at vDestination.com, I decided to focus first on how vSAN helps customers change their operational model.  With traditional storage management, there is a gap between what the application requires from a performance and service perspective and what can be provided from traditional storage.  Traditional storage has evolved over the years to adapt…

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The Significance of VMware VSAN

VMware announced on March 12, 2014 that its VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) product was moving out of beta and would be generally available to customers. A much anticipated product, VSAN offers a huge list of features and addresses a number of customer use cases. So what is remarkable about this product, other than that it…

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