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PowerCLI from ESXi mass modifications

Most of the time, I use vCenter (Web) Client for day to day operation, for a massive deployment, I have played a bit with PowerCLI. As it is a complete framework, some gems that really helped me. 323 more words


vDCA550-Objective 1.2-3-Administer hardware acceleration for VAAI

VAAI enables the ESXi host to offload certain storage operations to the storage array, where they can be performed faster and consume less CPU and memory resources on the host. 669 more words


Newsletter: April 4, 2015

Hello all,

I trust this finds everyone well today?  I had a busy but interesting week.  Yesterday had fun adding SSD and controllers to my work lab hosts. 2,194 more words


vSphere 6 and VAAI performance boost on VMAX

I thought I would tease a bit from my VAAI whitepaper update (which will be published next month) and talk about VAAI performance with the new GA of vSphere 6 and VMAX.  1,194 more words


eNAS on VMAX3 and VAAI integration with NFS

Late last year in the second release of the HYPERMAX OS for VMAX3, EMC delivered new functionality for file-based storage called Embedded NAS or eNAS.  eNAS runs as a guestos (GOS) on the VMAX3 and therefore is fully integrated. 694 more words


Deploying NetApp NFS Plug-in for VMware VAAI

NetApp’s NFS plug-in for VMware VAAI (VMware vStorage API for Array Integration) is an API that allows for the offload of certain tasks from the physical hosts to the storage array. 663 more words


NetApp VSC, VASA, VAAI for VMware vSphere: Why do I need this?

In most software meetings, round tables, and customer reviews and councils I have been part of, the feedback has been about a common topic the majority of the time. 367 more words