Category Archives: VMware

NetApp Flash Accel for VMware

In this article I will describe NetApp Flash Accel which makes server-side flash storage available as cache for applications that read from and write to NetApp back-end storage. In a Flash Accel-enabled system, applications write to cache as well as to back-end storage, so that future application reads can be serviced locally from cache. Flash Accel software runs… Read More »

How to cancel a hang task in vCenter or ESXi host?

Recently my customer wanted to cancel a "creating a snapshot" task. The task was created by backup application. Unfortunately the cancel option was greyed so wow to cancel it? I will show this in the following post. At first you have to investigate where a hang process exists (Clicking summary tab on VM). Then: Log in to ESXi… Read More »