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In this post, I discuss a newly found performance bug in Solaris 11, that has since Solaris 11 came out in 2011, severely hampered ESX VM disk i/o performance when using the LSI Logic SAS controller. I show how we identified the issue, what tools were used, and what the bug actually is. In Short: […]

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Thefluffyadmin on March 17th, 2017

Here is a summery of my experience of speaking at the NLVMUG for the first time. For someone who always take pride in knowing just that little bit more than the next guy, it is not surprising that a longstanding desire of mine, was to speak at a public event to some kind of unique […]

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Thefluffyadmin on March 15th, 2017

—Update 21st March, vBrownbag episode on AWS that these slides are from, is now posted on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8rWI5tuSq8 — — Update 15th March ~5pm CET, added some extra info and clarified some points— More details regarding VMware Cloud on AWS are starting to come out of VMware. Tonight I attended an awesome  #vBrownbag webinar on #VMWonAWS,   […]

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Thefluffyadmin on March 13th, 2017

Its been a very interesting year so far, career wise. Late last year I figured I had a good shot at the vExpert status. I had written some in-depth blog posts, covered a lot of ground with GSS and even discovered some unique bugs (some of which I have yet to blog about), and tweeted […]

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Thefluffyadmin on February 28th, 2017

This post describes our experience with upgrading from EMC VPLEX VS2 to VS6 hardware, in a seamless non-disruptive fashion. EMC VPlex is a powerful storage virtualization product and I have had several years of experience with it in a active-active metro-storage-cluster deployment. I am a big fan. Its rock-solid, very intuitive to use and very […]

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