Tag Archives: powercli

Updated Pure Storage FlashArray Best Practices Checker for vSphere (v5)

I’m happy to announce that I’ve updated the Pure Storage Best Practices Checker for VMware vSphere. If you aren’t familiar with the Best Practices Checker, it is a PowerShell script that will look at a vSphere environment and check each vSphere Host to ensure it is properly configured when connected to FlashArray. I was introduced… Read More »

Virtual SAN 6.2 & PowerCLI – Sparse Virtual Swap files

One of the Space Efficiency features of Virtual SAN 6.2 that is available for both All-Flash and Hybrid configurations, is the introduction of Sparse Virtual Swap files. Swap files on Virtual SAN by default, are created with the .vswp 100% reserved. In a thin provisioned/guaranteed capacity perspective, it could be said that they effectively Lazy Zeroed… Read More »