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Tips and Tools for Sizing vSAN Clusters

Tips and Tools for Sizing vSAN Clusters

Posted by Ben Marquis on Feb 12th 2020

VMware vSAN is a big departure from traditional 3 tier server/network/storage architecture. In this post we will give you some helpful advice on sizing a vSAN cluster.Tip #1: Use Live Optics to … read more
When HCI is the WRONG choice

When HCI is the WRONG choice

Posted by Ben Marquis on Feb 7th 2020

By Ben Marquis – HCI, Cloud, and Storage Solutions Engineer February 7, 2020 Right now, Hyper-Converged Infrastructure aka HCI is all the rage. Like many new solutions that rapid … read more
End of Life Coming for Windows Server 2008

End of Life Coming for Windows Server 2008

Oct 23rd 2019

The time to act is now! On January 14th, 2020 Extended Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 and Windows 7 will cease! What does this mean End of support refers to the dat … read more
Mean Time Between Failures

Mean Time Between Failures

Feb 28th 2019

There are acronyms for everything now days. It can be even more confusing and complex in the technology industry, especially when it comes to enterprise hardware. Hard drives alone have dozens o … read more
Should You Always Use Read Intensive SSDs?

Should You Always Use Read Intensive SSDs?

Feb 25th 2019

When it comes to Solid State Drives (SSDs), what does Read Intensive (RI), Mixed Use (MU), and Write Intensive (WI) really mean? Are RI SSDs the best and only option for read applications? If you’r … read more