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Essential Virtual SAN (VSAN) : Administrator's Guide to VMware Virtual SAN, Paperback / softback Book

Essential Virtual SAN (VSAN) : Administrator's Guide to VMware Virtual SAN Paperback / softback


Plan, implement, and manage VMware's radically simple, enterprise-class software-defined storage platformVMware's Virtual SAN has rapidly proven itself in environments ranging from hospitals to oil rigs to e-commerce platforms.

Along the way, it has matured to offer unsurpassed features for data integrity, availability, and space efficiency.

Virtual SAN 6.x makes all-flash storage practical for even more use cases, while radically simplifying IT operations and supporting the transition to hyper-converged infrastructures (HCI).

Now, the authors of Essential Virtual SAN (VSAN) have thoroughly updated their definitive guide to this transformative technology.

Writing for vSphere administrators, architects, and consultants, Cormac Hogan and Duncan Epping explain what Virtual SAN is, how it has evolved, what it now offers, and how to gain maximum value from it. Hogan and Epping draw on unsurpassed experience shaping Virtual SAN and helping VMware customers deploy it.

They offer expert insight into preparation, installation, configuration, policies, provisioning, clusters, and more.

You'll also find practical guidance for using its new Health and Performance Services to gain end-to-end visibility into infrastructure and resource consumption.

Both an up-to-the-minute reference and hands-on tutorial, Essential Virtual SAN, Second Edition uses realistic examples to demonstrate the immense power of Virtual SAN 6.x.

You'll learn all you need to successfully plan and deploy the newest versions, and operate them smoothly and efficiently. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Understanding the goals and concepts of Software-Defined Storage and Virtual SANMeeting updated requirements for safe Virtual SAN 6.x implementationArchitecting, installing, and configuring Virtual SAN for your unique environmentSimplifying deployment with VM storage policies and provisioningControlling availability, performance, and reliabilityEfficiently managing and maintaining Virtual SANProviding resiliency and scale-out storage functionalityDesigning and sizing clusters (with examples)Using stretched clusters to address rigorous downtime requirementsApplying valuable new features such as deduplication, compression, checksums, and encryptionUsing Health and Performance Services to troubleshoot hardware, configurations, and performance


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Enterprise software
  • ISBN: 9780134511665



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