vMotion Enhancements in vSphere 7

vMotion Enhancements in vSphere 7

In my last blog, I touched on the enhancements to DRS in vSphere 7. In this blog, I will cover what is new in vSphere 7 with vMotion, which has always been an important component of vSphere. vMotion (aka live-migrate as most of you know it) allows for the movement of...

Oracle ASM on vSphere VMFS

Jim Hannan (@jim_m_hannan), Principal Architect DBAs often ask me about the different layers involved when presenting storage to Oracle ASM on VMware. In the image below, we have diagrammed all the layers involved in presenting storage to ASM. Starting from the bottom...

VMFS vs. RDM vs. VVols – Part 2

Jim Hannan (@jim_m_hannan), Principal Architect Back in 2014, I wrote a blog VMFS vs. RDM Part 1, and with the introduction of vSphere 6 and VVols (Virtual Volumes), I thought the time was right for Part 2. In part 2, I take a look at what VVols can offer, and would...