Category Archives: vaio

New white paper available: vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering (VAIO)


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Over the past couple of weeks Cormac Hogan and I have been updating various Core Storage white papers which had not been touched in a while for different reasons. We were starting to see more and more requests come in for update content and as both of used to be responsible for this at some […]

New white paper available: vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering (VAIO)” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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Can I front vSAN with a VAIO Caching Solution?


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I had this question a couple of times already, so I figured I would write a quick post. In short: yes you can put a VAIO Filter in front of vSAN. The question really is, which one would you like to use and why? First of all, the VAIO Filter needs to be certified to […]

Can I front vSAN with a VAIO Caching Solution?” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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Goodbye SAN Huggers!


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This week I presented at the German VMUG and a day after the event someone commented on my session. Well not really on my session, but more on my title. My title was “Goodbye SAN Huggers“. Mildly provocative indeed. “SAN Huggers” is a play on the term “Server Hugger“. That term has been around for […]

Goodbye SAN Huggers!” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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Posted in Server, Software Defined, software defined storage, Storage, vaio, Various, Virtual SAN, virtual volumes, vsan, vsphere apis for io filtering, vvol | Comments