vSAN 6.x Architecture Components

We are going to discuss vSAN architecture components in this post. Generally, vSAN is easy to work with using management tools like vSphere client, Ruby Console or Web client and it simplifies administrative tasks greatly. However, it is important from troubleshooting point of view to know how things work under the hood. vSAN operations are … Continue reading vSAN 6.x Architecture Components

vSAN 6.x Cluster designs and considerations

In this post, we are going to discuss possible vSAN cluster designs, vSAN requirements and considerations.   As we all know, vSAN is available to customers in two flavours as listed below. Hybrid: Hybrid vSAN is implemented using combination of SSD (as Cache) and HDD (as Capacity device) Image: VMware   All Flash: All flash … Continue reading vSAN 6.x Cluster designs and considerations

Cache concepts and cache techniques

The concept of the Cache memory has been around since long time. Cache memory is generally used to fill the performance gap between computing architecture and persistent storage. Persistent bulk storage units cannot keep up with the performance requirements that of Compute processing. Just take an example of RAM to understand performance gap of CPU … Continue reading Cache concepts and cache techniques