Monthly Archives: February 2017

The VVols Rabbit Hole

Recently, I was surprised to learn that you cannot create a Veeam replication job to VMware Virtual Volumes (VVols). This highlights that we always need to be thorough when performing one of the most difficult tasks in the design process. That task is confirming compatibility of all components in a virtualized infrastructure.

In these times of “get it done quickly” IT, people tend to have a ready – shoot – aim methodology. Following a proper methodology, including assessment and design, will keep you out of trouble in these situations.

Because of the surprise with Veeam, I did a little digging to see what is and is not compatible with VVols. This was not an easy task. Read more »