VM Hosted Applications – what is it all about?

Since the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, I've been spending some time dabbling in EUC solutions to understand them better and see how it would fit into my customer's BCP (Business Continuity Plan) strategies. Today, I had several discussions on VM Hosted Applications. After speaking to several peers who are experts in this field as well as …

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What happens when vCenter on a site fails in a Stretched Cluster Configuration?

Interestingly, today a colleague of mine asked me this question. He wanted to know what would happen to vCenter if it was situated on a site that went offline unexpectedly in a Stretched Cluster setup. The answer to this is pretty obvious- vSphere HA would restart all the Virtual Machines from the offline site to …

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Difference between VxRail and vSAN ReadyNodes

One of the questions I get asked very frequently when talking to customers revolves around the differences between VxRail and vSAN ReadyNodes. Just to lay it out flatly, VxRail is an appliance that is jointly developed by Dell EMC and VMware. This appliance delivers a complete Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) experience for customers where components like …

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