Tag Archives: datastore

What’s New in VMware vSphere 6.0: Virtual Volumes (VVOLs)

Recently, Virtual Volumes (VVOLs) are often on speakers, bloggers's lips. So I decided to write this post which covers some Virtual Volumes features and answers for the following questions: What are Virtual Volumes (VVOL)? Why Virtual Volumes (VVOL) are really useful? What are Storage Container and Protocol Endpoint? What is Policy Based Management? VVOL requirements and support by… Read More »

SRM replicated datastores with the snap prefix

I've done many SRM implementations since version 1.x and always there was the same "esthetic" problem: SRM renames replicated datastore with the snap prefix after recovery. Fortunately since SRM 5.x it is possible to change the behavior via GUI: The option is not checked by default so I recommend to check it. To access the advanced settings for… Read More »