Consolidating your windows vmware environment storage
Virtual Volume a new VM disk management concept introduced in v Sphere 6.0 that enables array-based operations at the virtual disk level.
VVol is automatically created when a virtual disk is created in a virtual environment for a VM.
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VMware has changed the tech world from physical to software-based virtual world.
NAS is a specialized storage device that connects to a network and can provide file access services to ESXi hosts.
Raw Device Mapping (RDM) is a file stored in a VMFS volume that acts as a proxy for a raw physical device.
It creates a complete copy of an entire VM such as storage, compute, and memory.
Without VMkernel, hosted VMs cannot communicate with ESXi server.
Content Library is the central location point between two different geographical locations with v Center Servers where you can store VM templates, ISO images, scripts etc.
and share them between geographical locations We create VM templates and can share on another geographical location of a company without creating again on other locations.
FT stands for Fault Tolerance very prominent component of VMware v Sphere.
It provides continuous availability for VMs when an ESXi host fails. FT is very bandwidth intensive and 10GB NIC is recommended to configure it.