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A downside to VVols

I picked up a Dell Equallogic PS6000 for my homelab.  Updated it to the latest firmware and discovered it’s capable of VVols.  Yay!  I created a container and (eventually) migrated nearly everything to it.   214 more words

VMware VSphere

ESXi Storage

check if the ESXi connected storage has VAAI capability or not by the  following command:

Ex: ~ # esxcli storage core device vaai status get… 104 more words

VMWare

vSphere 6.5 - UNMAP on VMAX

As I mentioned in my previous post on vSphere 6.5, VMware now offers automated UNMAP capability for VMFS datastores as well as Linux Guest OS support for UNMAP. 1,231 more words

EMC

5977 2016 Q3 SR - Compression, SRDF/Metro et al

Today marks the posting of our Q3 5977 (5977.945.890) release for the VMAX3/VMAX All Flash platforms. Technically most of the host software was available last Friday (e.g. 1,357 more words

EMC

EMC VNX POOL LUNS + VMWARE VSPHERE + VAAI = STORAGE DEATH v2

Recently one of my friends has been testing a greenfield vSphere environment and came across an issue with Storage vMotion being slow. It took almost one hour to copy a VM with 510GB VMDK (thick provision eager zeroed) across two LUNs within the same physical array. 532 more words

VMware

PVS vs MCS - Part 5: On-Going Maintenance

This is part of a series comparing Provisioning Services and Machine Creation Services

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