vSAN Network Design - Key Points

Introduction This article provides a summary to some of the key points around vSAN network design. For full details around vSAN network design please review https://storagehub.vmware.com/export_to_pdf/vmware-r-vsan-tm-network-design. What is vSAN? vSAN is a hypervisor-converged, software-defined storage solution for the software-defined data centre. It is…

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How to Build an OpenStack Lab using Kolla-Ansible

Introduction Today, we will be walking you through the steps required to build an OpenStack Lab using Kolla-Ansible, based on the queens release. So what is Kolla-Ansible? In short, Kolla-Ansible is a highly customizable OpenStack project that is used to deploy OpenStack services and infrastructure components in Docker containers. Once…

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VMware Standard, Distributed and Logical vSwitches Explained

Introduction In the world of virtualization and connectivity, the virtual switch is one of the most fundamental components, providing networking connectivity between virtual machines, along with connecting them to the physical world. VMware provides 3 types of virtual switch, the virtual Standard Switch (vSS), the virtual Distributed Switch (vDS), and…

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