I've been meaning to talk about this topic for a while, but lack of lab resources and other pressing projects kept pushing it to the back burner. I've bundled a few things together in this post since they all center on VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF), and as I've used the same environment for everything, creating... Continue Reading →
PowerMax, vVols, VMware CNS, and K8s
I'm going to veer from my usual topics today to talk about Kubernetes (K8s) and vSphere given the new features in vSphere 7 (e.g. Project Pacific, Tanzu). K8s and Docker are everywhere these days - from many of VMware's newer appliances like SRM to our own VSI plugin. Initially, containers generally were associated with being... Continue Reading →
PowerPath/VE 7.0 – NVMeoF (FC-NVMe) support
A real short post to let you know that PowerPath version 7.0 released today with support for vSphere 7.0 and NVMe over Fabrics - or specifically FC-NVMe. I wrote about vSphere 7 and FC-NVMe here if you need a refresher. Dell EMC of course recommends using PP/VE as a best practice with VMware.