A few weeks ago, VMware released the latest version of VMware Cloud Foundation, version 3.9. There were more than a few things in this release but one enhancement was around Fibre Channel:
The release notes mention:
Fibre Channel Storage as Principal Storage: Virtual Infrastructure (VI) workload domains now support Fibre Channel as a principal storage option in addition to VMware vSAN and NFS.vCF 3.9 Release Notes
So this leads to three questions:
- What does this mean?
- What does this mean for non-FC storage?
- What was the stance around FC storage BEFORE this release?
Let’s answer the first question first.Continue reading “VMware Cloud Foundation and Pure Storage”