After the reconfiguration of my HomeLab workstation machine in Stage XXXII: Workstation Upgrade Again it was time to modify the Lab once again. I was using NSX-V for several years and now it was time to utilize NSX-T inside my… Read More Stage XXXIII: NSX-T
I am using servers from nearly every single vendor inside my HomeLab/HomeDC. Except one: Fujitsu. Time to change that…. After the Stage XXX: Massive Expansion I had enough physical rack space available. I was able to get 2 x Fujitsu RX2540M2 Server systems from a good friend for my setup. Each …Read More
Top-3 New Features in vSAN 7: #2 – vSAN File Services
Setting up vSAN File Services vSAN File Services adds a critical service to VMware Cloud Foundation. Layering a distributed protocol access layer on top of vSAN’s existing shared nothing distributed object store. Simplify operations and remove complexity by integrating File workloads into the infrastructure itself. For more information on how to use this with Kubernetes The post Top-3 New Features in vSAN 7: #2 – vSAN File Services appeared first on Virtual Blocks.
Read-Write-Many Persistent Volumes with vSAN 7 File Services
A few weeks back, just after the vSphere 7.0 launch event, I wrote an article about Native File Services in vSAN 7.0. I had a few questions asking why we decided on NFS support in this initial release, and not something like SMB or some other protocol. The reason is quite straight-forward. We are positioning vSAN as a platform for both traditional virtual machine workloads and newer containerized workloads. We chose NFS to address a storage requirement in Kubernetes, namely a way to share…Read More
VMware Templates: they make life amazing, don’t they? Creating a your first vSphere template is easy, but there are limitations when using them in enterprise environments. In this article, I will talk about the downsides of traditional enterprise template management, how …Read More