New features with NSX-T 3.0 - Federation and Kubernetes on vSphere

VMware released NSX-T 3.0 today with some interesting features. In my opinon, the most important are below: Modern Apps Networking: NSX-T for vSphere with Kubernetes, container networking and security enhancements. Cloud-scale Networking: NSX Federation. NSX-T Federation NSX-T 3.0 introduces Federation - a possibility to connect many NSX-T instances with below benefits: Consistent Policy Configuration and Enforcement. Simplified DR. Operational simplicity… Read More »

What's new in Zerto 8.0

Zerto founded in 2009 is a company that I faced the first time around 2012. The company is known because of their Zerto IT Resilience Platform which providing disaster recovery, data protection for virtual and cloud environments. It allows protecting workloads across various hypervisors e.g. VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V. If you are not familiar with Zerto -… Read More »

FTF 011: vSAN and mixed storage policies

This post is a feature request for vSAN 🙂 One of my customers has a 4-nodes vSAN all-flash cluster. They use compression, deduplication and RAID 5 for non-critical VMs/vmdk and RAID 1 for critical. RAID 5 erasure coding requires less additional capacity to protect data than RAID 1 mirroring. When you have vSAN enabled and you want to… Read More »