ESXi 6.5.0 Patch released – Fixes potential PSOD issue

ESXi 6.5.0 Patch released – Fixes potential PSOD issue
  VMware have released the first patch for ESXi 6.5.0 including critical bugfix to negate a potential PSOD issue.     If you’re lucky (or brave!) enough to be running ESXi 6.5.0 in your environment then you’d be well advised to install this bugfix, particularly if you’re a vSAN customer as several vSAN-related PRs are...

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...