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 »

vSAN 6.7 Update 3 – What’s New

VMware vSAN continues to be the Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) market leader. vSAN has proven to be a great fit for all types of workloads, with over 20,000 customers. Traditional applications like Microsoft SQL Server and SAP HANA; next-generation applications like Cassandra, Splunk, and MongoDB; and even container-based services orchestrated through Kubernetes are run on vSAN… Read More »

Community Storage & Availability Code Samples on StorageHub

Are you looking for code samples as they relate to VMware Storage & Availability? Are you looking for an ad-hoc script to report the overall storage utilization on your vSAN Cluster? Or maybe a script to automate the configuration VMkernel ports services such as vSAN or Replication? StorageHub now includes storage-centric community generated code samples.… Read More »