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Paper: VMware vSphere VMFS Technical Overview and Best Practices

Paper: VMware vSphere VMFS Technical Overview and Best Practices

VMware has updated its VMFS Technical Overview paper for vSphere 5.1. The Paper titled¬†VMware vSphere VMFS Technical Overview and Best Practices¬†contains 17 pages and details how the VMware File System (VMFS) works. VMFS increases resource utilization by providing multiple virtual machines with shared access to a consolidated pool of clustered storage. VMFS provides the basis for other VMware services like virtual machine snapshots, VMware vSphere Thin Provisioning, VMware vSphere vMotion, VMware Read more […]

Paper: VMFS File Locking and Its Impact in VMware View 5.1

Paper: VMFS File Locking and Its Impact in VMware View 5.1

VMware has released a paper titled:”VMFS File Locking and Its Impact in VMware View 5.1″. The paper which contains 16 pages describes what VMware has done in order to extend the support to a maximum of 32 hosts in a ESX cluster when VMware vStorage Virtual Machine File System (VMFS) is used. Versions prior to View 5.1 only supported 8 hosts in an ESX Cluster when (VMFS) was used, when NFS storage is used for linked clone replica creation.   The paper answers the following questions, among Read more […]