Choosing VMware SIOC with Storage Auto Tiering – VCDX Way

Yesterday I wrote a post regarding the IOps, Disk Size, CPU and Memory calculation for the vCOPs SizingĀ and what would be the impact of it when you submit it for your VCDX defense. Today I will talk about choosing SIOC Continue reading Choosing VMware SIOC with Storage Auto Tiering – VCDX Way

Deploying Exchange 2010 – Do you need FAST VP and FAST Cache ?

In my last post I talked about the situations where it is not advisable to use EMC FAST VP and FAST Cache. In this post I will talk about an example where you should not employ both of them. Microsoft Continue reading Deploying Exchange 2010 – Do you need FAST VP and FAST Cache ?

Proposing EMC FAST Cache and FAST VP – Are you Sure ?

Folks, I see a lot of time people just propose FAST Cache and VP without actually doing a deep dive into it. I mean if you don’t know whether your customer actually requires it, it would not be a wise Continue reading Proposing EMC FAST Cache and FAST VP – Are you Sure ?

EMC FAST and VMware SDRS I/O Metric – Redundant Employee

In my earlier post I talked about how VMware SIOC and EMC FAST VP goes hand in hand. Now while I have been working on that same large scale deployment we were proposing to the customer that while we should Continue reading EMC FAST and VMware SDRS I/O Metric – Redundant Employee

EMC FAST VP and VMware SIOC – Goes Hand in Hand

I have been working on a large scale EMC and VMware vSphere deployment project and was trying to fill in the gaps to bring operation efficiency on the table. Here I am working EMC VNX 5700 series hardware and VMware Continue reading EMC FAST VP and VMware SIOC – Goes Hand in Hand