VMware Virtual SAN version 6.2 has been announced. Two big improvements are the inclusion of Data Integrity (checksum on write and read) and improved UI integration into the vSphere Web Client. This is the fourth major release of VSAN functionality. VMware is definitely taking this product seriously and trying to
Five months ago I built my home lab with VSAN and performance tested it (with the default policy). It turns out I was missing a key part of the configuration: the “Service Provider URLs”. Here is the complete VMware Virtual SAN configuration process for a home lab.
I previously posted about my “Baby Dragon Triplets” VSAN Home Lab that I recently built. One of the design requirements was to meet 5,000 IOPS @ 4K 50/50 R/W, 100% Random, which from the performance testing below has been met.