Tips for a successful Virtual SAN (VSAN) Proof Of Concept (POC)

Cormac Hogan comments on his blog:

Pretty soon I’ll be heading out on the road to talk at various VMUGs about our first 6 months with VSAN, VMware’s Virtual SAN product. Regular readers will need no introduction to VSAN, and as was mentioned at VMworld this year, we’re gearing up for our next major release. With that in mind, I thought it might be useful to go back over the last 6 months, with a look at some successes, some design decisions you might have to make, what are the available troubleshooting tools, some common gotchas (all those things that will help you have a successful Proof of Concept — POC — with VSAN) and then a quick view at some futures.

Half of all testing is getting the test right. Cormac does a great job outlining the things you need to be aware of when you’re looking to test VSAN in your environment.

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Stephen Foskett

Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, currently focusing on enterprise storage, server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing. He organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT and runs Foskett Services. A long-time voice in the storage industry, Stephen has authored numerous articles for industry publications, and is a popular presenter at industry events. He can be found online at,, and on Twitter at @SFoskett.

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