Sizing of vSAN

I been asked about how to size VMware vSAN solutions, both from Hardware Business Managers and Customers, this have been a manual calculation, with some help from different blogs. Now VMware has released a online tool that you can help:¬† The result of the tool may be that you only need 3 hosts, which is the minimum, but […]

HP 3PAR StoreServ and VMware vSphere 5 Best Practice

HP has changed there best practice for using there 3PAR StoreServ Storage systems when using Round Robin multi-pathing policy.  The old recommandation was to use IOPS=100, and this has changed to IOPS=1. so for setting this you should use the following. 3PAR runninng Persona 6: 3PAR running Persona 11: See also dokuments from HP: White Pape: HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage […]

Intel E5-2600 V2 CPUs and Virtualization

There is a bug in the Intel E5-2600 V2 CPUs when running a virtualized environemt ontop of servers runnings this type of CPUs, that can resolve in Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) og Kernel Panic in Linux Virtual Machines, this not apply to VMware vSphere but also to Hyper-V and other hypervisor. There may also be other Intel E5-xx00 V2 […]

ESXi 5.5 Update 1 and NFS APD fix

VMware has released a fix for the problem with disconneted NFS Datastores in ESXi 5.5 Update 1, with Express Patch 04. See more in the VMware KB about the problem: And the Express patch discription can be found here: I have not testet this patch, so use this information as is. Share This: