Oct 18

Understanding vSAN Stretched Clusters

This video gives the viewer a deeper understanding of the vSAN Stretched Clusters feature. A vSAN Stretched Cluster is a specific configuration implemented in environments where disaster/downtime avoidance is a key requirement. For more information on vSAN Stretched Clusters, visit:
vSAN Stretched Cluster Guide

Rating: 5/5


Sep 20

Top 5 Things to Know About vSAN Networking

This video covers the essential tips and best practices you need to know about vSAN networking to increase performance, consistency and availability.
For more information on VMware vSAN networking, visit: https://bit.ly/3TVKrJY
Learn more: https://bit.ly/3L3qQn5

Rating: 5/5


Sep 13

What is Express Storage Architecture (ESA) in vSAN?

The vSAN Express Storage Architecture (ESA) is an optional, alternative architecture in VMware vSAN 8 that’s designed to achieve all-new levels of efficiency, scalability and performance. It features a single-tier architecture optimized for high-performance NVMe-based TLC flash devices for both on-premises environments and hyperscale public clouds.

For further information, visit:
Announcing vSAN 8
An Introduction to the vSAN Express Storage Architecture

Rating: 5/5


Aug 31

What’s New in VMware vSAN 8

VMware vSAN 8 is here and better than ever. Dive into the newest tech features and enhancements introduced in vSAN 8 that continue to make vSAN the premier HCI solution of the industry. Including vSAN Express Storage Architecture (ESA), vSAN 8 brings some of the most significant capabilities since the debut of vSAN in 2014.

Learn more about VMware vSAN:

Rating: 5/5


Oct 19

How vSAN Stores Data on Disk

In this video, we talk about how data is stored on the physical disks of vSAN. We spend the first half discussing how it works, then we jump into vCenter and deploy some VMs to see how it works.

Learn more at http://www.vmware.com/learning

Rating: 5/5


Sep 28

What’s New, vSAN 7 Update 3

Hit play to learn what’s new in vSAN 7 Update 3.

Rating: 5/5


Jan 17

vSAN 6.7 Hyperconverged Infrastructure Overview

This video introduces VMware’s Software Designed Enterprise Class Storage Solution vSAN. Built from the ground up for vSphere, vSAN powers industry-leading hyper-converged infrastructure solution allowing businesses to accommodate their future storage needs. More information on Hyper-converged Infrastructure(HCI), powered by vSAN is available here: https://bit.ly/2x6Ryte

Rating: 5/5

Dec 19

vSAN 6.7 Update 3 Technology Overview

This video focuses on the technical features and capabilities of vSAN 6.7 Update 3.

NOTE: This video is roughly 30 minutes in length so it would be worth blocking out some time to watch it!

To learn more information visit technical documents at VMware Stogagehub VMware vSAN 6.7 Technical Overview

Rating: 5/5

Dec 12

Erasure Coding and Raid Coding Methods Explained – vSAN

Elver Sena Sosa (@ELVERs_Opinion) explains how Erasure Coding (Raid 5/6) works with vSAN. Space efficiency features such as deduplication, compression, and erasure coding reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) of storage.

Rating: 5/5

May 05

Tips and tricks on Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) for managing Virtual SAN environment

Continuing with our KBTV Webinar Series, in this latest KBTV Webinar you will learn some great tips and tricks you can use in Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) for managing a Virtual SAN environment. Covered in this video demonstration are various commands that can be used within Ruby vSphere Console (RVC), including:
“vsan.disks_stats” Useful for capacity planning, management of disk groups and monitoring the health of physical disks
“vsan.check_state” Useful for troubleshooting data unavailability situations and understanding object health in the VSAN cluster
“vsan.resync_dashboard” Useful for visibility into data resync when changing storage policies
“vsan.whatif_host_failures” Useful for capacity planning on future VSAN nodes and understanding VSAN’s ability to tolerate node failures.

Rating: 5/5