Captain vSAN and the Case of the Cluster License Mystery

Excitement was in the air for the technology team of Beast Mode, Inc.  After months of planning, some shiny new vSAN ReadyNodes finally arrived at the datacenter.  The implementation team gathered to rack and cable the new cluster and all other necessary equipment.  Even though ESXi was installed on the hosts with basic network settings configured,…

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If vSAN Powered The Matrix…

After finding out I was approved to attend VMworld this year, I signed up to present a vBrownBag Tech Talk on VMware vSAN.  Just a few weeks before the conference, I was lucky to secure an official slot on the agenda for Thursday afternoon. The idea for the talk was pretty simple.  If vSAN powered…

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A Collection of VMworld Podcasts

I’ve seen a number of blogs lately recommending sessions to attend for this year’s VMworld.  And then there are a number of blogs people have written for the first time attendee which have been extremely helpful.  Since I seem to be deriving a ton of value from various podcasts lately, I thought I would post…

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