Besides bumping their virtualization-platform to version 6.5, VMware also added some new features to the SDS-solution in the new version of VSAN it announced. This quick article talks about the main new features which stood out according to us.
VSAN Version History
To give a idea what the main new features were in the previous releases of VSAN here, a short overview:
|VSAN (1.0) 5.5||March 2014||Inital Version|
|VSAN 6.0||March 2015||All-flash|
64 Node cluster
2x Hybrid Speed
|VSAN 6.1||September 2015||Stretched Cluster|
Replication RPO of 5 minutes
|VSAN 6.2||March 2016||Deduplication|
We really enjoy the pace in which this product is being developed and in such a incredible pace. Keep it going guys!
The main new features for this 6.5 release which is announced during VMworld EMEA 2016 (Oktober 2016) according to us among others are:
- Direct Connect for ROBO