Update of Cloud Storage Gateways category on WhatMatrix

Cloud Storage Gateways category on WhatMatrix has been updated with the latest product’s details. 13 new products have been added and in total 49 products from 8 main Cloud Storage Gateway vendors are in the comparison. There is also one significant change in the comparison.  Each product now shows whether … Continue reading

Fixed: Cross vCenter vMotion with shared storage bug

I’m in the middle of the project where I need to split up my environment into two vCenters so I decided to update part of it to vSphere 6.0 to ease up my work and operations tasks later on. I do have a stretched infrastructure across the datacenters including storage … Continue reading

Cloud Storage Gateways Comparison on WhatMatrix

After many months of really hard work of the entire WhatMatrix team it’s my pleasure to announce that Open Beta is live and site is accessible for everybody. What you can expect? Comparison website where you can select and compare multiple  products and it’s features. As of today there are … Continue reading

A new IBM SVC, Storwize (Spectrum Virtualize) v7.5 brings VVols, HyperSwap…

IBM made an announcement last week that a new IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software V7.5.0 is coming soon (5th June 2015), which will bring supports for the features like vSphere VVols, HyperSwap, Microsoft ODX… If you haven’t heard yet, IBM replaced Storwize family naming earlier this year with Spectrum Virtualize Software. … Continue reading

Updated: Storage disconnects when using VAAI ATS on vSphere 5.5 Update2 and vSphere 6.0

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IBM has released a flash alert regarding a new behavior introduced in vSphere 5.5 Update2 and vSphere 6.0 where VAAI ATS (Atomic Test and Set or in the other words Hardware accelerated locking) is used for heartbeat I/O. http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ssg1S1005201 According to IBM: Due to the low timeout value for heartbeat … Continue reading