Category Archives: Virtualization

WSFC with Native Shared Disks on vSAN 6.7U3 Stretched Clusters

Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) can be a great fit for clustering applications and services on Microsoft Windows. Application and service availability with WSFC is just as important today as it was when Microsoft Clustering Services (MSCS) was first introduced. VMware vSphere has provided additional flexibility and choice that augments and extends the capabilities of… Read More »

#StorageMinute – Intelligent Storage Operations in vSAN 6.7 U3

Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we look at how vSAN 6.7 Update 3 can automatically address storage consumption when temporary operations can cause less than optimal performance or capacity distribution. Different operations such as policy changes, large numbers of objects being created or deleted,… Read More »

vSAN 6.7 U3 – WSFC with Shared Disks & SCSI-3 Persistent Reservations

In vSAN 6.7 we introduced Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) support when using vSAN iSCSI Service. This support is for physical or virtual WSFC nodes. This feature made it very easy for customers who needed block devices for WSFC clusters that use shared disks. Customers that moved much of their infrastructure to vSAN, could still… Read More »