Kubernetes Storage Solutions for vSphere

As I'm sure you've heard, VMware has been working hard to do what our customers want as they are making the move towards Cloud Native Applications. (If not, you can find articles HERE, HERE, and HERE.) VMware's vision is to develop solutions that allow our customers to run whatever applications they would like, where they want to run them, and provide connectivity, availability and resiliency solutions so that they can be confident that they have made a great choice in their hybrid cloud solution. If you're reading this then you probably know I work in the Storage & Availability BU…

Read More

vSAN 3 Node Data Resiliency

vSAN 3 Node Data Resiliency

I've received a few requests from the field recently regarding FUD being spread by a competitor about how vSAN handles resiliency of data for 3 node clusters so I thought I'd write about it just to clear the air a bit.Note: We will be referencing the resiliency policy FTT=1 vs RF2 in the rest of this post. Each of these methods keep two copies of data within a cluster.So the statement (or lie as most folks call it) that has been going around is this "Our resiliency is better with only three nodes so you don't need…

Read More