May 2014

Looking back: Software Defined Storage…

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Over a year ago I wrote an article (multiple actually) about Software Defined Storage, VSAs and different types of solutions and how flash impacts the world. One of the articles contained a diagram and I would …

New beta of the vSphere 5.5 U1 Hardening Guide released

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Mike Foley just announced the new release of the vSphere 5.5 U1 Hardening Guide. Note that it is still labeled as a “beta” as Mike is still gathering feedback, however the document should be finalized …

One versus multiple VSAN disk groups per host

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I received two questions on the same topic this week so I figured it would make sense to write something up quickly. The questions were around an architectural decision for VSAN, one versus multiple VSAN disk …

How long will VSAN rebuilding take with large drives?

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I have seen this question popping up various times now where people want to know how long VSAN rebuilding will take with large drives. And it was something that was asked on twitter as well today, …

Lync Team blog being consolidated

To all the loyal Lync enthusiasts who have come to know and love the Lync Team Blog, thank you for all your past comments and engagement with us. This blog would not have continued to thrive without your participation. However, …