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Proper VMware Storage Quality of Service from Tintri

One complaint that I’ve had about mixed storage technology (i.e. SSD and HDD in the same box/same LUN/volume/store) is that an application’s performance can’t be guaranteed to be consistent. For example, if a database has been happily running from SSD … Continue reading

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VMware resource reservations and HA

vSphere HA is the feature that restarts VMs from a failed host on another host in your HA cluster. Brutal, but if a host dies in the middle of the night it might be better than leaving all the VMs … Continue reading

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NetBackup bpfis and bpbkar32 memory issues with VMware backups

I noticed events mentioning low memory conditions on my NetBackup 7.1 media servers, during the times when they’d be busy doing evening backups. These servers have 32GB of RAM, so I was surprised to see them saying out of memory. … Continue reading

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