Tag: vsan

Danger! Beware of potential Data Loss through Bit Rot…

Not all Hyperconverged Solutions are created equal. It’s all very well for vendors to discuss data resiliency and data recovery, but when they claim to support Tier One workloads, yet are not giving real consideration and protection to customer’s data, then there is a problem for the customer. One such example is VSAN. Unfortunately for …

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Horizon View 5.3 and VMware VSAN Setup Video

VSAN reduces CAPEX for Horizon View deployments by leveraging inexpensive server disks for shared storage, avoiding the capital expense of specialized hardware. VSAN helps to reduce OPEX by greatly simplifying, and in most cases eliminating, day-to-day storage configuration and provisioning activities, yet allowing administrators to scale Horizon View deployments on-demand by adding hosts on the …

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Why is Content-Based Read Cache (CBRC) so important for Horizon View and VSAN?

This article builds on top of my previous two articles about Horizon View and VMware Virtual SAN. Here are the aforementioned articles: How does VMware VSAN help Horizon View?, and How is Horizon View configured for VMware VSAN? The CBRC (Content Based Read Cache) ¬†was introduced with vSphere 5, allowing Horizon View administrators to leverage …

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