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VMware VVol Part 6: The mythical Protocol Endpoint

The VVol Blog Series: Part 1: Introduction Part 2: With and Without VVols Part 3: New Storage Constructs Part 4: How are VVols instantiated Part 5: Storage Containers & Capability Profiles Part 6: The Mythical Protocol Endpoint Last time we looked at Storage Containers, Capability Profiles and storage policy-based data placement (based on matching of rules). […]

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Hitachi Storage Adapters & Plugins: Product Overview

In my last post (HERE) I gave an overview of the plugins available within the Hitachi VMware Portfolio. I can tell you there is an imperative to create compelling feature-sets that add value for customers i.e. not just adapters for the sake of them. In this post I take a slightly deeper look at adapter structure and delivery models for […]

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VMware VVol Part 5: Containers & Capability Profiles

All the blogs in the VVol Series Part 1: Introduction Part 2: With and Without VVols Part 3: New Storage Constructs Part 4: How are VVols instantiated Part 5: Storage Containers & Capability Profiles Part 6: The Mythical Protocol Endpoint It’s been waaaaaaayyyyyyyyy too long since my last VVol post – it was September 2015 ! […]

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VMware VVol Part 4: How is a VVol instantiated ?

VVol Series Part 1: Introduction Part 2: With and Without VVols Part 3: New Storage Constructs Part 4: How are VVols instantiated Part 5: Storage Containers & Capability Profiles Part 6: The Mythical Protocol Endpoint To address this question let’s go back to one of the core tenets of VMware technology. And that is the […]

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VMware VVol Part 3: New Storage Constructs

VVol Series Part 1: Introduction Part 2: With and Without VVols Part 3: New Storage Constructs Part 4: How are VVols instantiated Part 5: Storage Containers & Capability Profiles Part 6: The Mythical Protocol Endpoint Before we can architect VM Storage Profiles which are the point of consumption for VMs and applications, we need to […]

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VMware VVol Part 2: With & Without VVols

VVol Series Part 1: Introduction Part 2: With and Without VVols Part 3: New Storage Constructs Part 4: How are VVols instantiated Part 5: Storage Containers & Capability Profiles Part 6: The Mythical Protocol Endpoint Bye Bye VMFS At its simplest, VVol removes the layer of abstraction that exists between a virtual machine and it’s […]

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VMware VVol Part1: An Introduction

VVol Series Part 1: Introduction Part 2: With and Without VVols Part 3: New Storage Constructs Part 4: How are VVols instantiated Part 5: Storage Containers & Capability Profiles Part 6: The Mythical Protocol Endpoint Over the last few weeks I’ve been delivering presentations with colleagues as part of internal and external training sessions on […]

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