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
Recently, received a request for large single namespace file server on vSAN. Given vSAN today don't yet support file services, the options are 3rd party solutions such as Dell EMC IsilonSD Edge, Dell EMC CloudArray or NetApp OnTAP Select vNAS.Read More
Recently I was asked to help size and design a Data Domain Virtual Edition (DDVE) on VxRail or vSAN. So is it a good idea to run a virtual backup appliance on vSAN / VxRail?
There are many vendors that offer such solutions today but one of which that comes to mind is Data Domain VE (DD-VE), the software-only version of DELL EMC's Data Domain.Read More