Tag Archive: storage

Sep 16

SimpliVity Direct Connect to 10 GbE Switched Migration

In a two node SimpliVity deployment there is no requirement for 10 GbE switching. The SimpliVity nodes are directly connected to provide connectivity for the SimpliVity Data Virtualization Platform (DVP) between nodes. As the environment grows adding addition SimpliVity nodes or compute nodes may be required. This requires 10 GbE switching for SimpliVity Storage traffic between SimpliVity nodes within the same datacenter and/or between SimpliVity nodes and compute nodes.

May 21

VCP6 Foundation Section 3 – vSphere Storage – vBrownBag Slide Deck

First ProfessionalVMware.com vBrownBag I have presented in a long time (over 2 years – I did not think it had been that long). I think it went pretty well.

Apr 24

VCP6-DCV Delta Study – Section 3 – Objective 3.5

This post covers Section 3, Configure and Administer Advanced vSphere Storage, Objective 3.5, Setup and Configure Storage I/O Control of the VCP6 Delta Beta Exam.

Apr 10

VCP6-DCV Delta Study – Section 3 – Objective 3.3

This post covers Section 3, Configure and Administer Advanced vSphere Storage, Objective 3.3, Configure vSphere Storage Multi-pathing and Failover. The vSphere Knowledge covered in this objective: Configure/Manage Storage Load Balancing Identify available Storage Load Balancing options Identify available Storage Multi-pathing Policies Identify features of Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA) Configure Storage Policies Enable/Disable Virtual SAN Fault …

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Apr 07

VCP6-DCV Delta Study – Section 3 – Objective 3.2

This post covers Section 3, Configure and Administer Advanced vSphere Storage, Objective 3.2, Configure Software-defined Storage, of the VCP6-DCV Delta Beta Exam.

Apr 07

VCP6-DCV Delta Study – Section 3 – Objective 3.1

This post covers Section 3, Configure and Administer Advanced vSphere Storage, Objective 3.1, Manage vSphere Storage Virtualization, of the VCP6-DCV Delta Beta Exam.

Feb 10

PEX Session Notes: VVOLs Technical Overview

My notes from the STO4278 vSphere Virtual Volumes Technical Overview Session at VMware PEX 2015

Jan 13

EMC VSI 6.4 Web Client Plugin and the VNXe3200

EMC has released version 6.4 of the VSI plugin for the vSphere Web Client. This release fixes an issue with registering a VNXe3200 as storage system.

Jun 22

VCAP5-DCA Objective 1.1 vBrownBag

This past Wednesday I presented a ProfessionalVMware.com vBrownBag on Objective 1.1 of the VCAP5-DCA Blueprint. Objective 1.1 covers implementing and managing complex storage solutions.

Dec 01

Setting Storage PSP to Round Robin using esxcli – vSphere 5

Setting all storage PSP to Round Robin using esxcli on vSphere 5.