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Synology NFS VAAI Plug-in support for vSphere 8.0
After sharing my recent Synology DS723+ setup for my Homelab, where I initially decided on using iSCSI storage since it had out of the box support for VMware vSphere Storage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI), I had received a number of comments and recommendations to actually stay away from iSCSI and just use NFS due […]
vSphere 8 for SAP NetWeaver and AnyDB is supported and certified since March this year. In August, Lenovo, Pure, Intel, SAP, and VMware have successfully finished the vSphere 8 validation for SAP HANA on 4ht Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor 2-socket based server systems, codenamed Sapphire […]
When vSphere 8.0 Update 1 was released, I noticed an interesting message about containers being installed while deploying the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) … Interesting … while runc has been part of the VCSA for a few releases, it looks like it now launches ws1a-broker container in […]
VMware is gearing up for a significant update with vSphere 8 Update 2, and it’s set to make waves in the realm of virtualization. Anticipated for release in Q3 2023, this update promises to bring exciting changes that will have a positive impact on the daily routines of VMware administrators.
Multi-TEP High Availability
Introduction A tunnel end point (TEP) is a virtual interface that can serve as an uplink for overlay traffic. On an ESXi host, a TEP is tightly associated to the physical interface through which it sends and receives its traffic. In the current TEP high availability (TEP HA) model, a TEP never fails. If the link of the ESXi interface to which a TEP is associated goes down, the TEP is simply moved