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...

Using HCIBench to benchmark vSAN – Part 3: Test

Using HCIBench to benchmark vSAN – Part 3: Test
You’ve deployed HCIBench, you’ve configured HCIBench, now it’s time to see what your vSAN cluster can do! Still with me?  Okay good!!  So to recap we deployed the HCIBench Controller VM in Part One of this series, then we configured it in Part Two.  Let’s crack on with the third and final part where we’ll...

VMware unveil vSphere 6.5 to kick off VMworld 2016

VMware unveil vSphere 6.5 to kick off VMworld 2016
VMware started VMworld 2016 in Barcelona by unveiling the next iteration of pretty much all of their flagship enterprise software offerings, including the much-anticipated vSphere 6.5 release. Promising “a simplified customer experience through increased automation and management capabilities, comprehensive built-in security, and support for new application types including containers”, VMware are positioning vSphere as a...