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in Storage - 24 Nov, 2016
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This post is a continuation of Storage Calculation – Part 2; in this post we are going to talk about how we calculate storage throughput and datastore sizing for your design. Note: This post will show basic calculations and will not take into account caching and tiering technologies Calculating throughput: In the previous post we discussed […]

in Storage - 21 Nov, 2016
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This post is a continuation of Storage calculation part 1; in this post we are going to talk about disk types and how we calculate IOPS and Disks for your Design Note: This post will show basic calculations and will not take into account caching and tiering technologies Disks types Now that we’ve covered the […]

in Storage - 30 Sep, 2016
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I will like to start a series of posts regrading VCAP design storage calculation and performance. we will start with the basics and build on it to more advanced topics. Raid levels: RAID – Redundant Array of In Depended Disks , RAID technology is a combination of in depended disks to form redundancy or create […]

in Storage - 04 Jun, 2016
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Finally we got to the troubleshooting part!. In this post i will ONLY suggest some ideas to look for information. at this point we need to have a good understanding on how storage works with vSphere 6. Here are the objective from the blueprint that we going to cover in this post: Analyze and resolve storage multi-pathing […]

in Storage - 01 Jun, 2016
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In this post we will continue to discuss the Manage Complex Storage Solutions objective Here are the objective from the blueprint that we going to cover in this post: Apply space utilization data to manage storage resources Provision and manage storage resources according to Virtual Machine requirements Configure datastore alarms, including Virtual SAN alarms Expand (Scale […]

in Storage - 27 May, 2016
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We finally finished the first objective in the Deploy and Manage a vSphere 6.x Storage Infrastructure and now we going to discuss the second objective which is Manage Complex Storage Solutions Here are the objective from the blueprint that we going to cover in this post: Identify and tag (mark) SSD and local devices Administer hardware acceleration […]

in blueprint - 25 May, 2016
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In this post we will continue to discuss Implementing Complex Storage Solutions Here are the objectives from the blueprint that i am going to cover: Configure Storage Multi-pathing according to a deployment plan Deploy virtual volumes Lab Setup: Using VMware workstation: Microsoft Servers 2012R2 for Services (DNS , DHCP, etc…) installed esx0 Installed VCSA EMC […]

in blueprint - 22 May, 2016
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In this post we will continue to discuss Implementing Complex Storage Solutions here are the objectives from the blueprint that i am going to cover: Deploy and configure VMware Virtual SAN Upgrade VMware storage infrastructure Configure / View VMFS locking mechanisms ATS-Only mechanism ATS_SCSI mechanism Configure Storage I/O Control to allow I/O prioritization Lab Setup:(not […]

in Storage - 21 May, 2016
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In this post we will continue to discuss Implementing Complex Storage Solutions here are the objectives from the blueprint that i am going to cover: Configure / Manage vSphere Flash Read Cache Create / Configure Datastore Clusters Lab Setup: Using VMware workstation: Microsoft Servers 2012R2 for Services (DNS , DHCP, etc…) installed esxi0 and esxi1 […]

in iSCSI Datastore - 18 May, 2016
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In this post we will continue to discuss Implementing Complex Storage Solutions here are the objectives from the blueprint that i am going to cover: Create / Configure multiple VMkernels for use with iSCSI port binding LUN masking using PSA-related commands Lab Setup: Using VMware workstation: Microsoft Servers 2012R2 for Services (DNS , DHCP, etc…) […]