A collection of technical white papers that provide deeper coverage of features and benefits.
This takes a look at a new feature introduced in vSphere/vSAN 6.7 that provides vRealize Operations intelligence embedded directly in the vCenter UI.
Take a look at how vSAN 6.7 is able to provide an all new level of control of I/O activity that occurs across a vSAN cluster, and how these changes will help deliver more consistency to VMs.
An overview of vSAN Version 6.6 Online Health Check, performance service improvements in phone home capabilities drastically improve confidence in vSAN operations.
vSAN 6.6 includes a new capability that allows for the easy installation of the VCSA appliance without having vSAN preconfigured.
Introduced in vSAN 6.6, vSAN Encryption provides complete datastore encryption that is secure and easy to use without the need for self-encrypting drives.
This tech note discusses Cluster QuickStart, which was introduced in vSphere 6.7 U1 and vSAN 6.7 U1. This enhancement provides a streamlined method for building and expanding an HCI cluster.
vSAN delivers efficient near-line deduplication, compression, and erasure coding capabilities that enable high performance all-flash configurations with lower TCO.
This tech note describes the nested fault domains feature in vSAN 6.7U1. Note that this feature currently requires an RPQ for production support.
This Section Discusses native vSAN phone home support integrations.
Tech Note describing the mechanics of intelligent rebuilds, and new capabilities in vSAN 6.6 that improve the intelligent rebuild processes.
vSAN proactively identifies failing devices and takes actions to pro-actively remediate even partial failures.
An overview of VMware vSAN caching algorithms
This document details the test results that demonstrate the performance improvements of vSAN 6.6 over vSAN 6.5.
This document discusses how vSAN design choices exploit data locality to deliver superior aggregate performance while retaining simplicity and efficiency.
Tech Note for Coredump expansion feature in vSphere 6.7
This Tech Note describes vSAN Availability Technologies, some basic vSAN architecture concepts and how vSAN stores data.
This Tech note provides an insight into the evolving integration between VMware Update Manager and vSAN in managing the overall lifecycle and end-to-end component upgrades
This Tech Note describes the process of performing a vSAN Proof of Concept.
Archive of the previous tech notes.