Category Archives: vsphere 7

Introducing vSAN File Services as part of vSAN 7.0


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There was a great article by Cormac talking about vSAN File Services published last week. I had some articles planned, but hadn’t started yet, so when I saw the article I figured I would do something different. No point in rehashing what Cormac has already shared right. I figured I would shoot another demo, and […] Continue reading

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vSphere 7 and DRS Scalable Shares, how are they calculated?


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I wrote a post and recorded a short demo that explained this cool new feature called Scalable Shares, part of vSphere 7 / DRS, last week. I didn’t want to go too deep in the post, but now that I am getting more questions about how this actually works, I figured I would provide some […] Continue reading

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Introducing Scalable Shares – vSphere 7


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Early 2015 Frank Denneman and I had a discussion during a flight to San Francisco. We came up with this concept for Resource Pools where the number of shares would be determined by the number of VMs and the priority of the pool. In other words, we wanted to avoid the dilution of shares in […] Continue reading

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