I've seen many comments from open forums about how vSAN has an extremely stringent hardware, software and firmware requirement. Opinions tend to be split between it being a good thing and a bad thing.Read More
Its that time of the cycle, where a flurry of activities happen. Evaluating proposals, deciding on new technologies, budgets and not to mention, vendors knocking on your doors to sell their wares.Read More
Should you be mixing it up? That is a little more interesting of a discussion. As all of you guys may be aware, drives are often derived by its class of performance (eg; RPM for HDD and Performance Class for Flash) and Capacity / Density.Read More
This is gonna be a very short post.
Fresh from the master himself, our in-house performance guru (Chen Wei) have updated the HCIBench tool! I was super excited that I pretty much kicked off the download on my way to the office from my mobile this morning.Read More
Thanks to our friends at Dell EMC, we had 4 x VxRail P570F’s in the office recently. Just to set the stage, the P-series are classed under the Performance Range of boxes and its often time what is proposed for demanding workloads.Read More
In traditional SAN or storage, in order to drive maximum performance from the system, many vendors deploy a concept of wide striping across many hard drive spindles within the storage sub system. So how does vSAN do it?Read More