Browsing Posts published in September, 2015

Reading Time: 5 minutes Now that I’m back from the VMworld US 2015, I can point some takeaways from this trip and give my event’s impression. First to all why an European should attend at the US edition of the VMworld? Simply because this one is the real VMworld: huge, epic, a real American event! Probably too much big and too much crazy, but sometimes is nice feel and see the difference.

Reading Time: 2 minutes EVO:RAIL is scalable and modular architecture housed in a small form factor (2U/4N Form factor including compute, storage, network and management resources), with flexible hardware configuration (with 8 Global Qualified EVO:RAIL Partners), able to scale out up to 16 appliances (64 nodes). In only one year of history it has grow more and more in capabilities and also in adoption. But also in version 1.2 was still based of vSphere 5.5 and VSAN 1.0, until now!

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new Virtual SAN 6.1 has also another new features related to a specific deployment scenario: a 2-Node Remote Office Branch Office (ROBO) configuration. This configuration was possible with the previous VMware product (VSA) but was not suitable with VSAN, making space for other solutions like StorMagic SvSAN or StarWind Virtual SAN.

Reading Time: 3 minutes VMware Virtual SAN 6.0 (formally was v2.0) was a big improvement of the VMware’s hyperconverged storage solution with some important new features like the new filesystem (with powerful snapshot implementation), the concept of fault domain (to improve data resiliency), more scalability and the full flash option. Now VMware has announced a new release: Virtual SAN (or VSAN) 6.1, with new improvements, including enhanced usability & management, advanced troubleshooting, and several new features.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Interesting European IT events: London Symposium – London (Sep, 7-9) Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit – London (Sep, 14-15) Gartner Catalyst Conference – London (Sep, 16-17) Cloudsec – London (Sep, 17) Managed Services & Hosting Summit – London (Sep, 17) TECH.unplugged – Amsterdam (Sep, 24) SPS Event – Barcelona (Sep, 26) See also:

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