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vSAN Management Pack for vRealize Operations

vSAN Management Pack for vRealize Operations is embedded on vROps 6.6. The vSAN management pack is specifically designed to accelerate time to production with vSAN, optimize application performance for workloads running on vSAN and provide unified management for the Software … Continue reading

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vFORUM Hong Kong 2017

The 10th vFORUM Hong Kong.

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Create VM Storage Policies on vSAN 6.6 Stretched Cluster

In this post we will learn how to create some VM Storage policies on vSAN 6.6 Stretched Cluster, details at below. Stretched VM and no local protection at both sites. Stretched VM with R1 protection at both sites. Not Stretched … Continue reading

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VMware vSAN 6.6 Stretched Cluster

We can learn how to setup VMware vSAN Stretched Cluster in this post, here is the high level architecture of VMware vSAN 6.6 Stretched Cluster, Preferred Site: 3 x VMware vSphere 6.5 U1. Cache tier – 150GB flash drive per … Continue reading

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Demo – EMC VxRail software upgrade from v4.0.310 to v4.5.0 (Quanta)

This demo describes the steps required to perform a data-in-place upgrade on a VxRail Appliance G410 from v4.0.310 to v4.5.0. NOTE: This demo is using the internal vCenter server. As a requirement of this upgrade, vCenter must be running at … Continue reading

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Dell EMC VxRail 4.0 – Erasure Coding

Erasure Coding enables significant space reduction. An erasure coding 3+1, also known as Network RAID-5 3+1, can give us 50% more usable capacity than a RAID-1 Mirroring policy. Erasure Coding 3+1 requires a minimum of 4 Fault Domains/Hosts. In this … Continue reading

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Cisco UCS Management Pack for VMware vRealize Operations 6.6 (VMware + Cisco UCS)

Cisco UCS Management Pack for the vRealize Operations Manager contains UCS Manager Adapter which enables monitoring of the UCS domains on the Operations Manager web UI. The pack uses the XML API exposed by the Cisco UCS Manager to get … Continue reading

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