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3 big reasons why HP 3PAR StoreServ is an ideal platform for VMware vSphere

By Eric Siebert, Solutions Manager, HP Storage   @ericsiebert




HP 3PAR StoreServ provides an ideal platform for VMware vSphere for many reasons. This 3PAR Thursday, I want to give you some details on what those are—so you can better understand why vSphere and 3PAR StoreServ are a winning combination.


Let’s get started with plenty to say on reason #1: architecture.

Got VVOLs? If you have 3PAR StoreServ you do.

By Eric Siebert, Solutions Manager, HP Storage    @ericsiebert



Find out how you can implement VVOLs in your vSphere 6 environment 


In my previous blog on VMware Virtual Volumes  (VVOLs), I covered some of the benefits that VVOLs on 3PAR StoreServ provide and touched on the new VASA 2.0 specification. 


Now that VVOLs is officially going to GA in the upcoming vSphere 6 release, I want to dive a bit deeper into the technical implementation of VVOLs on 3PAR StoreServ. I’ll start with an overview of key VVOLs components, then take you through three easy steps to get VVOLs up and running.

vSphere 5.0 and 2TB of memory

Last week when I heard about the support for 2TB of memory on several of our high-end servers in a VMware environment and heard about the benefits, I decided that it was worth having an "HP Storage Guy" - that would be me - cover the topic on the blog.  The post includes a lot more information about the new licensing so be sure to head over to the article so you get all the details. 



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Overview vSphere Storage API for Storage Awareness (VASA)

In my next podcast focusing on the July 12 VMware launch, I talk to Angelo Cavaliere about the vSphere Storage API for Storage Awareness.  If you want to download the podcast, you'll have to go to my article by clicking "read more".


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