How to : Delete previous vSAN partitions on the disk

I would like to start this blog post by wishing my readers a Happy New Year 2019! While configuring a vSAN cluster, you might run into an issue where you do not see any disks that are available to be part of the vSAN cluster. This happens if the disks already have a partition on them. In my case, the previous configuration had failed but the partition was written into the disks. How do you check if there is an

Vembu BDR Suite : Backing up VMware workload

Vembu BRD Suite provides a 360° solution that can help customers backup, recover and also protect their VMware workload in case of disaster events. In my previous posts, I have covered the overview and also the initial setup and configuration of the BDR Suite. While the suite offers backup and recovery of multiple virtualization technologies including vSphere, Hyper-V, and KVM, I will be showing the steps involved in configuring it for the VMware environment. The tool offers a tight integration

Vembu BDR Suite : A comprehensive backup and DR solution for your VMware environment

Vembu is a software product and cloud services company that has a portfolio of products which provides customers with backup and DR capabilities for their workloads. Vembu’s flagship offering is the BDR suite which is a comprehensive backup, disaster recovery and replication software that works across the physical and virtual environments. It supports different virtualization platforms such as VMware vSphere, Hyper-V and KVM. One of the key differentiators of this tool is that it supports V2V across multiple hypervisors and

VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) 2.2 : What’s new

During Pat’s keynote yesterday, he mentioned how the industry is moving towards consuming the unified SDDC platform. Enterprises are looking for a platform that delivers cloud ready infrastructure which is easy to deploy, manage and secure. A fully integrated system that just works. VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) does just that. VCF is an unified SDDC platform that brings together vSphere, vSAN, and NSX into a natively integrated stack. It delivers, enterprise-ready cloud infrastructure for the private and public cloud. It