vSAN Witness on ESXiOnPi

Another continuation of my main blog post and working through my 3 use cases, this one happens to be something a lot of people have been asking me about. 2 node vSAN edge site with a remote witness, but what if the remote witness was in the same room and running on a Raspberry Pi.Continue reading “vSAN Witness on ESXiOnPi”

Create a vSAN 2 Node cluster on ESXi On Pi

Continuing up on my main blog post around using Raspberry Pi4b devices with the vSphere Fling, my first use case involves create a 2-node vSAN cluster on these devices using a virtual remote witness. Here’s how I set this up in my homelab. Assuming you already have 2 Raspberry Pi4b devices installed and configured withContinue reading “Create a vSAN 2 Node cluster on ESXi On Pi”

VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 is now GA

VMware Cloud Foundation makes it easy to deploy and run a hybrid cloud. VMware Cloud Foundation provides integrated cloud infrastructure (compute, storage, networking, and security) and cloud management services to run enterprise applications in both private and public environments. Think about the current process of building out new VMware vSphere Clusters (assuming you have newContinue reading “VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 is now GA”

VMware goes big on 20th Anniversary

Last week VMware released a bunch of new releases to great products including the GA Release of VMware vSphere 6.7 including: vCenter Server vCenter Server Appliance VMware Update Manager VMware ESXi For their 20th anniversary VMware launched their most secure, efficient and ground-breaking virtualization platform, vSphere 6.7. Product Overview Simple and Efficient Management, at Scale vSphere 6.7Continue reading “VMware goes big on 20th Anniversary”

What’s New in VMware Cloud Foundation v2.3.0

VMware is pleased to announce the General Availability of VMware Cloud Foundation version 2.3.0.  This is an On-Prem release of VCF. RTM Date: 01-09-2018 GA Date: 01-11-2018 VMware Cloud Foundation (version 2.3.0) is a unified SDDC platform that brings together VMware vSphere, vSAN, NSX and optionally vRealize suite and Horizon components into a natively integrated stack to deliverContinue reading “What’s New in VMware Cloud Foundation v2.3.0”

What’s New in VMware VSAN 6.5

VMware Virtual SAN is radically simple, enterprise-class storage for hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). Uniquely embedded in the VMware vSphere hypervisor, Virtual SAN delivers flash-optimized, high-performance storage. It leverages commodity x86 server components to drastically lower TCO by up to 50% and deliver all-flash solutions for as low as half the price of competitive hybrid HCI systems.Continue reading “What’s New in VMware VSAN 6.5”