Here is a list of my vSAN related posts (most recent at the top) Operationalizing VMware vSAN™ VMworld 2018 – Achieving a GDPR-Ready Architecture Leveraging VMware vSAN (HCI3452BU) VMworld 2018 – vSAN Technical Customer Panel on vSAN Experiences (HCI1615PU) vSAN and Data-At-Rest Encryption – Why SED’s are not Supported (i.e. Part 3) VMworld 2018 – … Continue reading vSAN

Virtual SAN – Disk Hotplug

Yesterday the VMware Compatibility Guide for Virtual SAN was significantly updated to reflect recent certification completed by the team. I should point out that one of the great things about Virtual SAN is that it is a true Software Defined Storage solution in that VMware doesn’t force specific hardware upon customers. This being said, we know … Continue reading Virtual SAN – Disk Hotplug

VSAN Sessions at VMworld 2014

I’m really looking forward to attending VMworld 2014 in a few weeks.  Its a great time to catch up with friends and meet new ones.  For me the week kicks off on Thursday at the VMware SE Tech Summit.  Then vOdgeball on Sunday afternoon with a team of former EMC vSpecialists.  This is a great event … Continue reading VSAN Sessions at VMworld 2014

Configuring LSI MegaRAID 9271CV-81 I/O Controller for VSAN

A few colleagues of mine recently worked with a customer deploying VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) with Cisco UCS hosts using the LSI MegaRAID 9271CV-81 I/O Controller and documented the configuration choices below. Note, in general the VSAN guidance has been to disable all controller cache so these choices follow this theme. Also note that we are … Continue reading Configuring LSI MegaRAID 9271CV-81 I/O Controller for VSAN