Category Archives: VMware

Transforming the Customer Support Experience in 2019 – Year in Review

As we launch into the year 2020, it’s important to reflect on the past year. Before we jump into the new year, I wanted to reflect upon last year, and the many accomplishments VMware has made to transform the customer support experience. With tha… Continue reading

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Can I still provision VMs when a vSAN Stretched Cluster site has failed? Part II


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3 years ago I wrote the following post: Can I still provision VMs when a VSAN Stretched Cluster site has failed? Last week I received a question on this subject, and although officially I am not supposed to work on vSAN in the upcoming three months I figured I could test this in the evening […] Continue reading

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Joined GigaOm’s David S. Linthicum on a podcast about cloud, HCI and Edge.


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A while ago I had the pleasure to join David S. Linthicum from GigaOm on their Voices in Cloud Podcast. It is a 22 minute podcast where we discuss various VMware efforts in the cloud space, edge computing and of course HCI. You can find the episode here, where they also have the full transcript […] Continue reading

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Can you move a vSAN Stretched Cluster to a different vCenter Server?


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I noticed a question today on one of our internal social platforms, the question was if you can move a vSAN Stretched Cluster to a different vCenter Server. I can be short, I tested it and the answer is yes! How do you do it? Well, we have a great KB that actually documents the […] Continue reading

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VMworld Reveals: vMotion innovations


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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 that will be introduced in the future to vMotion, the was session HBI1421BU. For those who […]

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Runecast Analyzer 3.0!


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This week I had a brief conversation with the folks from Runecast. I have been following them since day 1 and they have made a big impression on me from the start. During the conversation the Runecast folks shared with me that Runecast Analyzer 3.0 was going to be announced today and they gave a […]

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Does a vSAN IO Limit impact resync traffic?


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A question just came in, and I figured other people may have the same question so I would share it. The question was if a vSAN IO limit would impact resync traffic or for instance SvMotion? In this case the customer defines limits within each policy to ensure VMs do not interfere with other VMs […]

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Site locality in a vSAN Stretched Cluster?


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On the community forums, a question was asked around the use of site locality in a vSAN Stretched Cluster. When you create a stretched cluster in vSAN you can define within a policy how the data needs to be protected. Do you want to replicate across datacenters? Do you want to protect the “site local […]

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Site locality in a vSAN Stretched Cluster?


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On the community forums, a question was asked around the use of site locality in a vSAN Stretched Cluster. When you create a stretched cluster in vSAN you can define within a policy how the data needs to be protected. Do you want to replicate across datacenters? Do you want to protect the “site local […]

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VMware RADIO Fun Run 2019


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William Lam and I have been organizing a “running” event at a VMware internal event called RADIO. RADIO is our yearly R&D Innovation Offsite and is usually held in San Francisco. What is this run? Well basically it started many years ago (7 or 8?) with a group of 4-5 runners meeting up at 6:00 […]

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