Setting up a greenfield vSAN cluster on 6.5 Update 1

Recently I had the pleasure of doing a vSAN project for one of our customers. The project scale was very small but nonetheless very interesting.

The project scope was:

  • 4 HPE ProLiant DL 380 Gen9 Servers
    • Each had 6 SSDs (2x Cache @ 400 GB, 4x Capacity @ 1.92 TB)
  • 1 vCenter Server Appliance
  • Migration of VMs from existing environment (vSphere 5.5 on Gen6 hardware)

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Getting Started with Clarity UI from VMware

As you know when you read my blog, I like to develop and script a lot of things. One things that was always hard for me was the design of the user interface. The latest release of my ESXi staging appliance is a good example of that. My design is functional but far from pretty.Read More »