Video Slides ProfessionalVMware BrownBag VCP5 Section3: Storage View more presentations from ProfessionalVMware Notes Thin on Thin? Where should you do Thin Provisioning ñ vSphere 4.0 or Array-Level? http://virtualgeek.typepad.com/virtual_geek/2009/04/thin-on-thin-where-should-you-do-thin-provisioning-vsphere-40-or-array-level.html Calculating Capacity of a VSA Cluster with RAID10 Configuration http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/topic/com.vmware.vsa.doc_10/GUID-8941D7EA-A876-4630-A165-80C46D81E219.html http://www.yellow-bricks.com/2011/02/18/blocksize-impact/ vStorage APIs for Array Integration FAQ http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1021976
This time around, it’s audio only, so either view/listen below, or pick us up on iTunes. Recording Follow-Up Questions There is one round of questions that made it’s way on to the web:http://virtualistmanifesto.com/2011/12/06/storage-smackdown-brownbag-127-a-call-for-questions/ There may yet be more. If anyone feels like transcribing, drop me a line.
To be honest, I’ve not poked at the vSphere Storage Appliance since the vSphere 5.x Beta. That said, the technology itself looks promising, and as will be discussed on the BrownBag this week, it will become part of some of your vSphere designs. To help prep for the BrownBag or to learn overall about the[…]
Per Damian’s blog, this week’s BrownBag technical deep dive will center around vSphere design and the vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA). Damian will be joined by Sean Crookston, Chris Wahl, and Bill Hill to deep dive into designing vSphere environments with the VSA. BrownBag – Desigh & vSphere Storage Appliance Register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/945190048 Date/Time: 10/5 @ 7:30PM[…]
The Summary! No, it’s not that I was too lazy to fill out the template for the post, really. In fact, it was an excellent call with Julian Cates from NetApp. All in all a pretty good discussion. Video ProfessionalVMware BrownBags – NetApp & Virtualization Storage from ProfessionalVMware on Vimeo. Summary So there we go,[…]
This week’s BrownBag (the one on 7/6 that is) we will be talking all about storage and virtualization with NetApp’s Julian Cates. “Julian Cates is a 14 year IT pro who has spent the last half of his career at NetApp as a consultant, engineer, and architect. He is currently focused on NetApp storage solutions[…]
IOPS? No, it’s not where you go to get pancakes. Last night we were joined by two all-stars in VDI sizing and had an awesome audience conversation around VDI and it’s potential impact on storage. What follows is the video and some selected bits from the chat. The Video ProfessionalVMware BrownBags – VDI & Storage[…]
Woot! We’ve touched on storage before (here) but we have not yet scratched the surface of VDI let alone how it effects storage. More than that, we’ll have some VDI experts from around the community to talk to us. First, the critical details: Critical Details: Date/Time: 6/22 @ 7PM CSTRegister: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/351927521 Speaker Bios: Michael Letschin[…]
One post, two parts. Not because they’re short, but because the days were so intense I only had a chance to jot down notes & start to expand on them now. TL;DR – For those at the show, you’ll understand. For those that couldn’t make it… you’ll want to stay tuned to EMC & VMware…[…]
Nathan Small, a Senior Escalation Engineer with VMware storage sent along this presentation he has been giving on troubleshooting vStorage Performance. Lots of gold in here… lots and lots: vSphere vStorage: Troubleshooting Performance View more presentations from ProfessionalVMware.