Tag: vSAN

Paper: Reference Architecture for Horizon with View and Virtual SAN

Paper: Reference Architecture for Horizon with View and Virtual SAN

VMware has released a paper titled:”Reference Architecture for Horizon with View and Virtual SAN”. The paper which contains 50 pages contains a reference architecture for VMware Horizon with View virtual desktops and Virtual SAN storage is based on real-world test scenarios, user workloads, and infrastructure system configurations. It uses Dell R720 PowerEdge rack mount servers with local storage to support a scalable and cost-effective View linked-clone desktop deployment on VMware vSphere 5.5. Testing Read more […]

VMware Virtual SAN Design and Sizing Guide

VMware Virtual SAN Design and Sizing Guide

Posted on March 7, 2014 by Rawlinson Rivera Now that we have officially launched Virtual SAN, its time for everyone to get up to speed with the some of the latest and greatest changes with regards to the new design and sizing considerations guidance for Virtual SAN. Yesterday, we announced the official release time frame for the general availability of the product the week of March 10th as well as the items listed below: 3 to 32 node cluster support Maximum support of 3200 Virtual Machines 2 Read more […]

VMware makes Virtual SAN generally available

VMware makes Virtual SAN generally available

In august last year, VMware announced the first public beta of Virtual SAN (VSAN), a software-defined storage tier embedded directly within vSphere 5.5 hypervisor (but licensed separately). It constitutes (with NSX) one of the key components of VMware’s vision of a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). Now VMware has announced that VSAN is generally available. Customers will be able to deploy VSAN nodes in a couple of ways:   Ready Node, a single tested pre-configured server Ready Read more […]

VMware updates beta of Virtual SAN

VMware updates beta of Virtual SAN

In august this year, VMware announced the first public beta of Virtual SAN. Today VMware announced a new version of the beta being available. Virtual SAN is a software-defined storage tier embedded directly within vSphere 5.5 hypervisor (but licensed separately) and constitutes (with NSX) one of the key components of VMware’s vision of a Software-Defined DataCenter (SDDC). Customers currently in the beta program of Virtual SAN are advised to update to this new version, which contains: A fix Read more […]