Category Archives: replication

Part 2: Is VSA the future of Software Defined Storage? (Customer use case)


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About 6.5 years ago I wrote this blog post around the future of Software-Defined Storage and if the VSA (virtual storage appliance) is the future for it. Last week at VMworld a customer reminded me of this article. Not because they read the article and pointed me back at it, but because they implemented what […] Continue reading

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VMworld Reveals: Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity enhancements! (#HCI2894BU and #HBI3109BU)


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At VMworld, various cool new technologies were previewed. In this series of articles, I will write about some of those previewed technologies. Unfortunately, I can’t cover them all as there are simply too many. This article is about enhancements in the business continuity/disaster recovery space. There were 2 sessions where futures were discussed, namely HCI2894BU […]

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VMworld Reveals: Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity enhancements! (#HCI2894BU and #HBI3109BU)


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At VMworld, various cool new technologies were previewed. In this series of articles, I will write about some of those previewed technologies. Unfortunately, I can’t cover them all as there are simply too many. This article is about enhancements in the business continuity/disaster recovery space. There were 2 sessions where futures were discussed, namely HCI2894BU […]

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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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vSphere 6.5 what’s new – VVols


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Well I guess I can keep this one short, what is new for VVols? Replication. Yes, that is right… finally if you ask me. This is something I know many of my customers have been waiting for. I’ve seen various customers deploy VVols in production, but many were holding off because of the lack of […]

vSphere 6.5 what’s new – VVols” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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