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How to move Oracle DB from NFS Share to Pure Storage iSCSI Volumes

This blog post on how to move Oracle DB from NFS Share to Pure Storage iSCSI Volumes is the second part of the previous blog post Add Pure Storage iSCSI to Linux CentOS. In the previous article, I add Pure Storage Volumes to the Linux CentOS v7, and now I will move all Oracle configurations(Oracle [...]

By | 2021-03-28T23:59:41+02:00 March 28th, 2021|Olher, Storage|0 Comments

Add Pure Storage iSCSI to Linux CentOS – Part 1

In this how-to blog post, I will Add Pure Storage iSCSI to Linux CentOS - Part 1.  This the first part of two articles, where the final goal is to move Oracle DB from a NetApp NFS Shared to an iSCSI Lun from PureStorage. In this case, the plan is to set the iSCSI initiator [...]

By | 2021-03-29T00:01:19+02:00 March 28th, 2021|Olher, Storage|0 Comments

Runecast Analyzer 4.4.3 and Pure Storage a quick review

Version 4.4.3 was launched a couple of weeks in this Runecast Analyzer 4.4.3 and Pure Storage a quick review, we will check their new version. We will also look at the new feature that includes best practices for Pure Storage Flash Array VMware configuration launched in version 4.4.2. Runecast CEO Stanimir Markov stated, “Runecast's Partnership [...]

By | 2020-09-04T23:39:44+02:00 September 4th, 2020|Partners, Runecast, Storage, VMware|1 Comment

How to update vSAN bypassing health check failed

When we have a vSAN Cluster with non-compatible hardware health check block the use of VUM (VMware Update Manager) to update our vSAN Cluster. The same happens if we use a Nested vSAN (since Health Check will inform that iSCSI controller is not VMware supported). So in this blog post, we will learn how to [...]

By | 2020-03-08T18:48:42+01:00 March 8th, 2020|Storage, VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

vSAN fix for small magnetic disks

If you are using small magnetic disks in your vSAN than, smaller than 255 Gb, then you need a vSAN fix for small magnetic disks. If you do not change your vSAN settings to allow SSD disks smaller than 255Gb, your virtual machines that run on vSAN datastores might experience disk space issues. When vSAN [...]

By | 2018-09-20T18:12:23+02:00 April 27th, 2018|Storage, VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

What is new in vSAN 6.7

This blog post is mainly about What is new in vSAN 6.7. But this week (17th of April) VMware launches their 6.7 versions of their vSphere portfolio. A list of VMware products was launched with the version 6.7. Main products are vSphere, vCenter, vRealize Operations Manager and vSAN. In the next days will try to [...]

By | 2018-04-18T21:42:09+02:00 April 18th, 2018|Storage, VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

Fix wrong vSAN Cluster partitions

My vSAN was getting some warnings about vSAN cluster partitions. Checking my vSAN partitions, I notice vSAN has some Cluster partitions. As we can notice in the above image, we have two different partitions. To understand why we need to check in each ESXi vSAN Cluster. Connect to ESXi trough ssh and starting to run [...]

By | 2020-08-09T19:17:15+02:00 March 16th, 2018|Storage, VMware, vSAN|2 Comments

Nutanix .NEXT Conference 2017 in Nice, France

In the next three days, 7 to 9th, of this month, the annual Nutanix .NEXT Conference event will be in place in Nice, France. This is an excellent conference for all Nutanix customers, professionals, and Nutanix fans. Or just for networking with your peers.  Also never forget the after parties :) In this conference, you [...]

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:03+01:00 November 7th, 2017|Storage, VMware|0 Comments

How to create a Nested VMware vSAN 6.6 environment – Part II

In this second article How to create a Nested VMware vSAN 6.6 environment - Part II – Configure All-Flash vSAN Nested we will configure the vSAN in the vSphere Web Client. In Part I  – Create Nested vSphere 6.5 for vSAN 6.6 of this article we had to install and configure all the Nested ESXi hosts [...]

By | 2018-09-20T18:47:29+02:00 June 17th, 2017|Storage, VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

Veeam Backup & Replication is now certified by VMware on vSAN

Veeam Backup & Replication tool is now certified by VMware to work with vSAN and also vSphere ESXi. We can use Veeam to backup from vSAN and supported by Veeam since 2014, but now VMware recognizes and certified Veeam to use on their vSAN product. I think this is great news for Veeam and pretty [...]

By | 2018-03-13T12:44:19+01:00 June 9th, 2017|Backups, Storage, vSAN|0 Comments