SoftLayer local disk performance SATA/vSAN/SSD

SoftLayer local disk performance SATA/vSAN/SSD What disk performance you can expect from local drives in Softlayer with VMware vSphere6, vSAN & local SATA or SSD drives? This article is here to help you see and decide if performance will be enough for your needs. I have 3 hosts with: hardware … 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

vSphere 6.0 whats new – Updated

Update 1.4.2015 : added vSphere Data Protection, updated vSphere Replication, corrected host max VMs, added VVOL details vSphere 6.0 is out since 2nd of February 2015 lets see whats new: 1. Compute Features the new virtual hardware ‘version 11’ 128 vCPUs (64 vCPU with 5.5) 4TB of RAM (NUMA aware) (1TB … Continue reading