Category Archives: emc

New whitepaper available: vSphere Metro Storage Cluster Recommended Practices (6.5 update)


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I had many requests for an updated version of this paper, so the past couple of weeks I have been working hard. The paper was outdated as it was last updated around the vSphere 6.0 timeframe, and it was only a minor update. I looked at every single section and added in new statements and […]

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Playing around with EMC CloudArray on VSAN


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Today I figured I would play around with EMC CloudArray a bit on top of VSAN. It comes with a VxRail appliance by default so I figured I would check what it has to offer. For those who don’t know. CloudArray allows you to provide NFS/CIFS and Object based storage to your datacenter leveraging local […]

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EMC and VMware introduce VxRail, a new hyper-converged appliance


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As most of you know I’ve been involved in Virtual SAN in some shape or form since the very first release. Reason I was very excited about Virtual SAN is because I felt it would provide anyone the ability to develop a hyper-converged offering. Many VMware partners have already done this, and with the VSAN […]

EMC and VMware introduce VxRail, a new hyper-converged appliance” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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