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Pros
  • + Extensive platform support
  • + Extensive data protection capabilities
  • + Flexible deployment options
  • + Broad range of hardware support
  • + Strong VMware integration
  • + Policy-based management
  • + Flexible architecture
  • + Broad platform support
  • + Built for performance
Cons
  • - No native data integrity verification
  • - Dedup/compr not performance optimized
  • - Single hypervisor support
  • - No stretched clustering
  • - Very limited native data protection capabilities
  • - Limited data protection capabilities
  • - No stretched clustering
  • - No dedup/compr capabilities
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Overview
Name: SANsymphony / Hyperconverged Virtual SAN / SANsymphony Bulk
Type: Software-only (SDS)
Development Start: 1998
First Product Release: 1999
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Name: vSAN
Type: Software-only (SDS)
Development Start: Unknown
First Product Release: 2014
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Name: VxFlex OS
Type: Software-only (SDS)
Development Start: Early 2011
First Product Release: dec 2012
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Maturity
SSY 10.0 PSP7 U2: may 2018
SSY 10.0 PSP7: dec 2017
SSY 10.0 PSP6 U5: aug 2017
SSY 10.0 PSP6 U3: apr 2017
SSY 10.0: jun 2014
SSY 9.0: jul 2012
SSY 8.1: aug 2011
SSY 8.0: dec 2010
SSY 7.0: apr 2009
SSY 5.2: jun 2003
SSY 5.1: mar 2003
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SSY 3.0: 1999
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Release Dates:
vSAN 6.7: may 2018
vSAN 6.6.1: jul 2017
vSAN 6.6: apr 2017
vSAN 6.5: nov 2016
vSAN 6.2: mar 2016
vSAN 6.1: aug 2015
vSAN 6.0: mar 2015
vSAN 5.5: mar 2014
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Release Dates:
VxFlex OS 2.6: may 2018
VxFlex OS 2.5: feb 2018
VxFlex OS 2.0.1.4: oct 2017
VxFlex OS 2.0.1.3: mar 2017
VxFlex OS 2.0: mar 2016
VxFlex OS 1.32: may 2015
VxFlex OS 1.31: dec 2014
VxFlex OS 1.30: sep 2014
VxFlex OS 1.20: oct 2013
VxFlex OS 1.10: dec 2012
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