Hello everyone! My name is Brett Impens (a.k.a Jeramiah’s favorite VMware Ninja). Today I would like to share with you how we pulled the data from vCenter to support our thin provisioning analysis.
There are a few ways to get the data you need to determine how much storage […]
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Storage tiering is one of those concepts that has been around for a while, the question has always been "what's the trade-off?" Compellent was the first storage vendor I worked with who offered the feature, and others have followed with offerings of their own. EMC, whose arrays support our Enterprise Cloud platform, released their FAST […]
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Man, this has been one of those weeks where there's so much out there to comment on, that it's hard to keep up. Rather than try to put together a full post about each of them, I'll point out the stuff I've read and try to put some context on them from a service provider […]
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As a follow up to my post yesterday (this morning, whatever…) about disk sizing, we came across some interesting data I wanted to share.
I want to preface this post with an admission: I am crazy about data. The bigger the pile the better. I love digging through a mountain of seemingly unrelated information […]
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My company offers a number of different "enterprise cloud" product for our customers, and one of them is a Hosted VM offering. Customers can choose the level of availability and SLA they want (from 99%, Non-HA to 100%, FT-protected), they get an included amount of VPU, RAM and production storage and then they can build […]
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