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All-Flash Stretched vSAN Cluster and VM/Host Rules


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I had a question last week about the need for DRS Rules or also known as VM/Host Rules in an All-Flash Stretched vSAN Infrastructure. In a vSAN Stretched Cluster, there is read locality implemented. The read locality functionality, in this case, ensures that: reads will always come from the local fault domain. This means that […]

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Can you run all-flash with vSAN 6.2 Standard license?


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As I get the following question a lot I figured I would share the answer here as well: Can you run all-flash with vSAN 6.2 Standard license? Many of you have seen the change in licensing when 6.5 was introduced. No longer is vSAN licenses based on storage hardware used, spindles or all-flash, you can use the […]

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Hybrid vs All-flash VSAN, are we really getting close?


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For the last 12 months people have been saying that all-flash and hybrid configurations are getting really close in terms of pricing. During the many conversations I have had with customers it became clear that this is not always the case when they requested quotes from server vendors and I wondered why. I figured I […]

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