Category Archives: 6.x

vSphere Beta coming soon….


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If you are one of those guys (or girls of course) who likes to stay on top of his (or her) game, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to test the upcoming vSphere Beta? I know I got excited about all the cool new functionality that is introduced in it. I can’t share any […]

vSphere Beta coming soon….” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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What’s new for Virtual SAN 6.2?


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Yes, finally… the Virtual SAN 6.2 release has just been announced. Needless to say, but I am very excited about this release. This is the release that I have personally been waiting for. Why? Well I think the list of new functionality will make that obvious.  There are a couple of clear themes in this […]

What’s new for Virtual SAN 6.2?” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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Dedupe and Checksumming in VSAN beta, what about Compression? Yup!


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I was talking to our engineering team a couple of weeks ago with regards to our upcoming beta. During a demo I noticed that in our UI it said “Space Efficiency” instead of deduplication. After some discussions it became clear to me why that is… It isn’t “just” deduplication which will be in the upcoming […]

Dedupe and Checksumming in VSAN beta, what about Compression? Yup!” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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