13 mars 2014

Comment VMware réinvente la gestion du stockage avec Virtual SAN

Avec Virtual SAN, VMware parachève avec succès sa stratégie Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). Selon VMware, parce qu'il est centré sur la machine virtuelle et qu'il permet d'appliquer automatiquement des politiques, son logiciel Virtual SAN (Storage Area Network) inaugure une nouvelle ère dans le provisionnement du stockage. Généralement, les réseaux de stockage SAN sont composés d'éléments disparates mis en commun pour former un pool dans lequel on peut venir puiser des ressources. En général, les SAN sont aussi constitués... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

What’s New in VMware Horizon View 5.3 (Beyond Marketing)

It’s that time again! VMware just announced VMware Horizon View 5.3 and has also lifted the NDA. Despite being only a ‘dot’ release the Horizon View team added a significant number of features that provide improvements in the areas of performance, user experience and management. Following the format of my previous articles “What’s New (Beyond Marketing)” I am going to also introduce new features that don’t necessarily make to the marketing press releases but also represent major product improvements. I also would like to highlight... [Lire la suite]
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02 octobre 2013

Virtual SAN webinars, make sure to attend!

Interested in Virtual SAN? VMware is organizing various webinars about Virtual SAN in the upcoming weeks. Last week there was an introduction on VSAN, you can watch the recording here. The next one is by no one less than Cormac Hogan. Cormac will talk about how to install and configure Virtual SAN and will discuss various do’s and don’ts. If anyone has a vast experience with running Virtual SAN than it is Cormac, so make sure to attend this webinar upcoming Wednesday the 2nd of October at 08:30 PDT. --> Please... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2013

How is Horizon View configured for VMware VSAN?

In my previous article I discussed VSAN benefits for Horizon View (How does VMware VSAN help Horizon View?), including CAPEX and OPEX savings provided by the use of inexpensive server disks for shared storage and simplified day-to-day storage configuration and provisioning activities. In this article I will explore some of the VSAN capabilities and features and how they relate to Horizon View. --> Please see the rest on the blog : http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=5440 
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23 septembre 2013

Frequently asked questions about Virtual SAN / VSAN

After I published the vSphere Flash Read Cache FAQ many asked if I would also do a blog post for frequently asked questions about Virtual SAN / VSAN. I guess it makes sense considering Virtual SAN / VSAN being such a hot topic. So here are the questions I have received so far, followed by the answers of course. If you have a question do not hesitate to leave a comment. Make sure to visit the VSAN community forum and sign up for the beta! VSAN requires an SSD, what is it used for? The SSD is used for read caching (70%) and write... [Lire la suite]
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