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 VNX FAST Cache – Game Changer in VMware Virtualization

FAST cache technology is an extension of your DRAM cache where it allocate certain FLASH drives to serve as FAST cache. The benefit is that hotter data from applications running inside virtual machine will be copied to FAST cache. Hence, Continue reading EMC VNX FAST Cache – Game Changer in VMware Virtualization