Category Archives: smp-ft

SMP-FT and (any type of) stretched storage support


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I had a question today around support for SMP-FT in an EMC VPLEX environment. It is well known that SMP-FT isn’t supported in a stretched VSAN environment, but what about other types of stretched storage? Is that a VSAN specific constraint? (Legacy) FT appears to be supported for VPLEX and other types of stretched storage? SMP-FT is […]

SMP-FT and (any type of) stretched storage support” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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SMP-FT support for Virtual SAN ROBO configurations


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When we announced Virtual SAN 2-node ROBO configurations at VMworld we received a lot of great feedback and responses. A lot of people asked if SMP-FT was supported in that configuration. Apparently many of the customers using ROBO still have legacy applications which can use some form of extra protection against a host failure etc. […]

SMP-FT support for Virtual SAN ROBO configurations” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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Posted in 6.0u1, 6.1, BC-DR, fault tolerance, ft, Server, smp-ft, Software Defined, Storage, Virtual SAN, vsan, vSphere | Comments