VMware ESXi Host Long Reboot due to Fibre Channel Binding

I finally got round to looking at a problem which has existed in one of my datacenters for I guess a few years now. It’s really bothered me for a long time but I’ve just been tied up with other projects so it remained. I have two datacenters which are more or less identical in … Read moreVMware ESXi Host Long Reboot due to Fibre Channel Binding

Converged Networking–Current Thoughts May 2015

In my current environment we predominantly run HP blade servers with dual-port 10Gb CNAs (converged network adapters) in Fibre Channel over Ethernet mode (FCoE). This allows us to push all of our network and storage traffic down the same adapter and fabric. I know that converged networking is a great idea and it certainly has … Read moreConverged Networking–Current Thoughts May 2015