Using NexentaStor ZFS storage appliance with vSphere 8

Using NexentaStor ZFS storage appliance with vSphere
NexentaStor is an storage appliance based on OpenSolaris kernel and its advanced ZFS file system. Latest free Community Edition comes with goodies like online deduplication, transparent compression and snapshots to name few. NexentaStor can share storage over NFS, CIFS, iSCSI, FTP, RSYNC, WebDAV and even FC. On this article I am concentrating using NexentaStor NFS ...

Using Qlogic FCoE adapters with vSphere 10

Using Qlogic FCoE adapters with vSphere
Arcticle updated on 10th of January 2011, driver download links updated Article updated on 18th of September 2010, added CIM provider installation example This article is about vSphere 4.0, VMware did drop a ball with vSphere 4.1 as Qlogic 8100 adapter is NOT supported on initial release on 4.1, support is promised for 4.1 update ...

Working with Linux volumes on vSphere 7

Working with Linux volumes on vSphere
Modern Linux distributions running on VMware vSphere are capable for dynamic storage management, it is possible to create new file systems or extend existing without need to stop services and reboot servers. Here are some examples how to that, these methods work at least on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7 distributions and ...
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