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Keynoting Deutsche VMUG and London VMUG

Later on this month, I will be attending the Deutsche VMUG and the London VMUG. As part of the events, I have the opportunity to deliver the keynote on the upcoming service VMware Cloud on AWS. Many of you will already be aware that Niels and I are releasing the...

Memory-Like Storage Means File Systems Must Change - My Take

I'm an avid reader of thenextplatform.com. They always provide great insights into new technology. This week they published the article "Memory-Like Storage Means File Systems Must Change" and as usually full of good stuff. The focus of this article is about the upcoming non-volatile memory technologies that leverage the memory...

Impact of CPU Hot Add on NUMA scheduling

On a regular basis, I receive the question if CPU Hot-add impacts CPU performance of the VM. It depends on the vCPU configuration of the VM. CPU Hot-Add is not compatible with vNUMA, if hot-add is enabled the virtual NUMA topology is not exposed to the guest OS and this...

Performance Study: DRS Cluster Management with Reservation and Shares

Last Friday a new performance study was published about DRS Cluster Management. This paper covers the behavior of reservation and shares within a DRS cluster in-depth. It's a great read! And being honest, it's always awesome to see a reference to the vSphere Clustering Deep Dive in official documentation. Download...