From post-install tasks through networking configuration and vSAN cluster setup, this blog takes you step by step in configuring Western Digital’s vSAN performance testbed.
From design considerations to performance best practices, the vSAN Performance Testbed from Western Digital’s Data Propulsion Labs pushes vSAN over 600k IOPs and brings definitive data to vSAN administrators and ReadyNode design teams.
Are you considering moving off SQL Server® 2005 or 2008 this year? For those migrating, here are a few SQL Server migration tips to help you evaluate your next steps and determine what flash is most advantageous to your environment.
James Carpignano shares exciting new testing results we've achieved with our partners at HPE using VMware All-Flash VSAN with virtualized Microsoft® SQL Server 2016.
Organizations trying to embark on the Big Data journey are often confronted with infrastructure challenges. Prasad Venkatachar shares testing results of a new Hadoop solution leveraging Cisco UCS servers and Fusion ioMemory™ from SanDisk.
How do databases and business critical applications compare on all-flash versus hybrid VMware Virtual SAN? We worked jointly with ESG to compare the performance and cost impact.
With vSphere 6.0 U1 release, VMware has now made all-flash Virtual SAN configuration easier and better than ever. Here are two ways you can take advantage of these new UI features.
Which drives should you choose when deploying VMware Virtual SAN? Here are 4 considerations for picking the right storage device.
VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) is new approach to hypervisor-converged infrastructure that I’ve written about extensively on this blog. I want...
Device Proliferation and Application Development One of the biggest concerns in the Android ecosystem is the proliferation of multiple variants...
With Transparent Page Sharing (TPS) disabled in over-committing memory in VMware environments, the “Swap to Host Cache” feature plays an important role in tackling server consolidation and memory hungry workloads.
There are many advantages to using SSDs for the capacity tier in VSAN, specifically with Enterprise-grade SSDs reaching 4TB and...
Unveiled at VMware Partner Exchange, Biswapati Bhattacharjee shares the first testing results of SanDisk’s new all-flash VSAN configuration, benchmarking business and ecommerce workloads.
Heading to Oracle OpenWorld Oracle OpenWorld is a flagship event for IT professionals – it showcases new product launches, cutting...