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VSAN + DELL PERC: Important Driver and Firmware Updates

I’m currently going through and documenting the build process for our VSAN Management Clusters and one of the first steps I noted down was to double check that the I/O Controllers where compatible as per the VSAN HCL. As I am using the DELL FX2s I checked to ensure that there where no issues with the FD332-PERC […] Read More

VSAN for Service Providers

Since VMworld in San Francisco, VMware have been on a tear backing up all the VSAN related announcements at the show by starting to push a stronger message around the improvements in the latest VSAN release. Cormac Hogan and Rawlinson Rivera have published articles while Duncan Epping has also released a number of articles around VSAN since […] Read More

VMware VSAN: VSPP Pricing Revealed

Just after the release of VSAN a couple weeks back, I wrote this post talking about the need for VSAN to appear on the VSPP pricelist. At the time there only a little info on dates and more importantly pricing. A few days later it was confirmed that VSPP pricing would appear in Q2 of this […] Read More

Quick Thought: VSAN Pricing…We need a VSPP Option

UPDATE: Looks like we will be seeing some VSPP Pricing for VSAN in Q2 vCenter and ESXi 5.5 Update 1 has reached GA, and we now have v1.0 of VSAN officially ready for production use. Technically it’s a winner, and from an industry maturity standpoint…it clearly sets a new direction in how storage is consumed […] Read More

Why the Kubernetes wave is not equal to Virtualization… but why that doesn’t matter!

If you are engaged with the general IT community that deals with infrastructure, virutalization or cloud, you have probably heard the comparison between Kubernetes and Virtualization. The narrative goes something along the lines of “Kubernetes will have the same level of impact on IT as what Virtualization had”. That is to say that Kubernetes is […] Read More

Quick Fix: vSphere with Tanzu – virtualmachineimages No resources found in namespace

Over the past week I’ve posted a couple of articles that should help people new to vSphere with Tanzu. There are some common hurdles that can pop up. I’ve now deployed it in a couple of environments and each one has raised new quirks. There also isn’t a lot of straight forward content out there […] Read More

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