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    NVMe u.2 drives

    Anyone have links to some good NVMe u.2 drives? Min size of 1.6TB, to be used in VSAN cluster
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    vSAN sizing reccomandations

    Hi guys, I would like to setup a VMware vSAN hybrid in my homelab, by using 3 nodes having 32 EPYC cores each. Each node has 10 spinning SAS disk 10k of 900GB each, then I have some SSD like PM983 of 960GB, and of course I could by other SSD as needed. The amount of VM is quite limited: around...
  3. XeonSam

    Advice on vSAN networking : Infiniband

    I'm setting up a vSAN network with 3 Nodes. I have set up a vSAN cluster with 10G Ethernet (base-T) 2 years ago and wanted to delve into infiniband for a new test environment. I've done some reading up on this but wanted to get some tips from people who have successfully implemented a similar...
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    Quanta lb6m How To Stack?

    Hello everybody, I have already found some helpful posts in the forum. Now I have registered to ask a specific question about Quanta lb6m switches. I hope someone can help me with this. I have build up an vsan cluster with 4 HP Pro Liant DL 380P G8 Nodes with Emulex oneConnect 10 G/bit...
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    Buying advice - Home Lab - Dell R630

    Hello Looking to build a new home lab. I have a basement area however still looking for a quiet set up since I could move in the future. So noise should be kept low however more importantly I will be keeping things on 24x7 and would like low power consumption. Budget is on the low to medium...
  6. marcoi

    Need help brainstorming home storage

    Well due to the Great deals section, I just got 4 x 8TB hard drives which is now making me think of how to set it up in my home environment. I don't have a lot of content to store. Most of my home files are stored in VM WS2012r2 Essentials server with two 6TB drives. One hdd is used for content...
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    Help setting up vSphere/vCenter Cluster & Vsan

    Hi I've been reading through the website for quite sometime now. and this is my first time joining and posting on this forum. (recommended by someone) I need some help and guidance setting up a vSphere Cluster, im not well verse in Vmware products as this is my first time setting up them. The...
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    VSAN storage help

    Hi All I want to setup VSAN at home to teach myself more about the product and for my studies. Currently I have the following (single) server setup: Supermicro X10SL7-F 32GB RAM 1 x Samsung Pro 850 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD (cache) 2 x Samsung Pro 840 128GB SATA (capacity) 1 x Samsung Pro 830 256GB...
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    HCI Servers Build... Starwind VSAN or VMWare vSAN?

    Hey Everyone, I'm hopefully going to build a few HCI node servers, with this chassis: Supermicro | Products | SuperServers | 2U | 6028UX-TR4 I'd like to do 3 nodes, hyperconverged with a VSAN software. 2 E5-2680v3 128gb DDR4 2 in RAID 1(Storage Spaces Mirror) Samsung 950 Pro 512gb M.2...