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My completely ridiculous VSAN test

Gabrie van Zanten from  Gabes Virtual World comments:

You find yourself sitting at your desk on a Saturday morning waiting for the cloning of a VM to finish. It seems to take forever and I just wished I could run VSAN in my homelab to get some more speed out of my kit. I have tried to run VSAN on my home mode ESXi hosts, but my RAID controller is not compatible (yet) with VSAN, so I had to remove it again and now I’m waiting for the official release.

A nice look at beta performance numbers from VSAN. This may not be the absolute final reference, as companies often do an optimization pass over the code before GA release. However, this is close enough to give you an idea of what awaits when you install VSAN.

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