The VMworld 2013 (SF) HOL’s – Redefining the Experience With EMC XtremIO

Hi, Now when VMworld 2013 SF is over, i wanted to gather some bits of info i gathered from various blog posts around the Hands On Labs (HOL’s) first, here’s a link to a video recording made by Eric Sloof discussing the HOL’s architecture in a very high level.   Secondly, here’s a summary made  …

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Running Persistent Desktops On XtremIO

wow..this is one of the most controversial topics out there.. http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=5215   should you run your desktops with linked clones (VIEW) or MCS (Citrix) or should you go thick and while the reality tells us that one model doesn't always win, you now have the flexibility to chose between the models based on your deployment …

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vSphere 5.5 – Where Is My Space Reclaim Command??

  Space reclamation API helps storage partners to efficiently reclaim deleted space in coordination with vSphere. It is a garbage collection process for thin volumes to help storage arrays reuse deleted space. ESXi 5.0 Background: VMware introduced a new feature in vSphere 5.0 called “space reclamation” as part of block VAAI thin provisioning. This feature …

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