HCLCheck – The vSAN Compatibility List Checker Fling

HCLCheck – The vSAN Compatibility List Checker Fling
HCLCheck, the vSAN Compatibility List Checker Fling is your friend… …and friends don’t let friends run vSAN on non-compatible hardware.   If you’re running vSAN and ever had the need to contact VMware GSS, or ever attended a vSAN session at a conference or VMUG meet, or even if you’re only vaguely aware of what vSAN...

Using HCIBench to benchmark vSAN – Part 1: Deploy

Using HCIBench to benchmark vSAN – Part 1: Deploy
The first thing you’ll want to do with your shiny new vSAN cluster is put it through it’s paces, this series of posts will take you through benchmarking your vSAN cluster with a handy little Fling that’ll do the job perfectly- HCIBench.   Being a Fling the HCIBench benchmarking tool is frequently updated with new...

Using HCIBench to benchmark vSAN – Part 2: Configure

Using HCIBench to benchmark vSAN – Part 2: Configure
So you’ve got your HCIBench Controller VM, what next? Welcome to Part Two of this blog series, walking you through putting your vSAN environment through it’s paces with HCIBench. We deployed the Controller VM in Part One, let’s get on and configure it ready for testing.   So first, power on your new Controller VM...