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VSAN - vBrownBag

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September 04, 2013

VSAN - vBrownBag

Deck to accompany vBrownBag podcast from 4th Sept 2013

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Nick Marshall

September 04, 2013
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  1. vSphere 5.5 Series VSAN Nick Marshall - @NickMarshall9 Sr. Consultant,

    VCAP, VMware PSO
  2. Session Outline – VSAN §  Intro §  Architecture §  Demo

    §  Q & A
  3. VSAN - Introduction §  Local Storage §  Integrated with ESXi

    §  Shared over network §  Granular Performance and Availability §  Works with all the good stu (HA / DRS)
  4. VSAN - Prerequisites §  Min 3 / Max 8 hosts

    §  1 SSD, 1 HDD §  1Gbps NICs (10Gbps recommended) §  vCenter §  VSAN License
  5. VSAN - Use Cases §  VDI §  Dev / Test

    §  Big Data §  DR target §  Remote O ce
  6. Session Outline – VSAN §  Intro §  Architecture §  Demo

    §  Q & A
  7. VSAN - Architecture

  8. VSAN - Architecture §  Hosts can be “just” a consumer

    §  10:1 HDD:SSD ratio recommended §  SSD is read and write cache (unlike vFlash) §  RAIN - Reliable Array of Independent Nodes §  Local disk controller must be in pass- through
  9. Session Outline – VSAN §  Intro §  Architecture §  Demo

    §  Q & A
  10. Session Outline – VSAN §  Intro §  Architecture §  Demo

    §  Q & A
  11. References •  VSAN Beta •  http://vsanbeta.com/ •  Yellow-Bricks: Testing VSAN

    •  http://www.yellow-bricks.com/2013/09/02/testing- virtual-san-in-your-lab-with-vsphere-5-5/ •  virtuallyGhetto: Nested VSAN ESXi •  http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2013/09/how-to- quickly-setup-and-test-vmware.html •  Mastering VMware vSphere 5.5 •  http://tinyurl.com/masteringvsphere
  12. Thank you Nick Marshall - @NickMarshall9 Sr. Consultant, VCAP, VMware

    PSO