Month: January 2022

vSAN – encryption, checksum and data reduction features in I/O flow

Let’s quick remind ourselves I/O flow and how do checksum calculation and disk encryption work in conjunction with deduplication and compression on vSAN All-Flash cluster while creating/modifying new vmdk. 1. Checksum – functionality to avoid data integrity issues – is calculated before writing data (the block) to the caching tier. vSAN created 5-byte checksum for […]

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