The Dell EMC VMware ESXi 6.7 U1 ISO is now available

VMware have just released vSphere 6.7 Update 1 which you can read all about here https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.7/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-671-release-notes.html and here https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.7/rn/vsphere-esxi-671-release-notes.html I also wrote a post about some enhancement to it's Round Robin policy here https://xtremio.me/2018/09/02/vmware-vsphere-6-7-u1-a-major-enhancement-is-coming-to-psp-round-robin/ traditionally speaking, when installing ESXi, you want to use your specific server vendor customized ISO as it contains the most up-to-date …

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XtremIO 6.2 – Part 5, The XMS/AppSync Integration is now GA

In talking to customers about their application Test/Dev and protection processes, there are two items, centered around a central theme, that I continuously hear: That there is a growing communication and collaboration gap between Storage Admins and Applications admin, and that increasingly Storage Admin and Application Admin responsibilities are being handled by the same person. …

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XtremIO 6.2, Part 2 – Introduction to Quality of Service

Introduction to XtremIO Quality of Service Enterprises are leveraging Dell EMC XtremIO high performance storage to consolidate multiple applications and environments in a single cluster. In such consolidated deployments there are tens of applications, each with different performance needs and importance to the organization, running dozens of workloads against the storage array. Customers may want …

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XtremIO 6.2 – Part 1, New options for Scaling UP and Out

One of the most important requirements from today's IT platform is ability to adjust the capabilities to dynamic business requirements. In modern enterprise storage subsystems this requirement translates to two basic features: Dynamic growth in capacity. Allow non-disruptive capacity growth of existing array. Dynamic growth in performance. Add more compute resources to support updated performance …

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XtremIO & Stratoscale White Paper

To improve competitiveness in a fast-paced world, organizations are embracing software as a prime differentiator. A software-driven business is more agile and efficient, innovates faster, and responds dynamically to changing market and customer demands. Increasingly, gaining these compelling advantages requires adopting cloud-native applications. Building and maintaining a proper cloud platform (for example, life-cycle management, troubleshooting …

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