XIOS 6.1 – Data Reduction (DRR) Reporting per a Volume

Know your Volumes XtremIO has just released a new feature. The feature name is DRR Per Volume. The DRR Per Volume Reporting feature allows users to calculate data savings for Volumes and Volume Snapshot Groups (VSGs). The data savings calculations will provide the following information for each Volume and/or Volume Snapshot Group (VSG): Unique Physical …

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XIOS 6.1 – Integrating AppSync With the XtremIO X2 XMS

Wow, one of my mini projects is finally here For years, XtremIO has been known as the go to platform for the CDM use case, if you are new to this world, you may want to first have a read at these posts: https://xtremio.me/2016/06/25/appsync-3-0-is-here-whats-new/ but in a nutshell, the XtremIO XVC (snapshots) capability allows you …

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XIOS 6.1 – Integrating VMware SRM with XtremIO X2 Native Replication

As part of XIOS 6.1 which contains the new and revolutionary native replication (I blogged about it here ..), we have also released the support for VMware site recovery manager (also known as SRM). You wouldn't drive a racecar without a helmet… and you shouldn't run your data un-protected.. Especially as you consolidate more and …

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XIOS 6.1 – Introduction to XtremIO Native Replication

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGbTVydVWQA&feature=youtu.be Executive Summary Critical business processes require data replication for various purposes such as data protection or production environment duplication for development, testing, analytics or operations. Data replication over the wire requires many customers to compromise either on RPO (Recovery Point Objective) or bandwidth cost for transferring the high throughput generated by the applications. This …

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New White Paper, Implementing a Private Cloud with VMware vRealize and XtremIO X2

This white paper reviews the integration of VMware vSphere virtual infrastructure with the vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) and vRealize Automation (vRA) tools when using Dell EMC XtremIO X2 all-flash storage array as the storage backend of the environment. It discusses the benefits of using XtremIO X2 for virtualized and cloud environments and describes its integration in …

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Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter v4.2 is now available

We have just released the vCenter plugin which I constantly use all the time to manage my Dell servers lifecycle (firmware updates, profiling, bare metal deployments etc') The release highlights of OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter Version 4.2.0 are: Existing Cluster Aware Update is enhanced to support vSAN clusters. It supports driver and firmware updates. …

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