Write-Back Caching

18 Mar: One Page Installation and Configuration Instructions for VirtuCache

Terms to Note. ‘Write-through’ caching policy in VirtuCache is where only reads are accelerated. ‘Write-back One Replica’ is a caching policy where both reads and writes are accelerated. And the writes are replicated to cache media in another host in the same ESXi cluster. Step1: Deploy VirtuCache OVA. Import the VirtuCache…

18 Mar: Write Back caching policy

Write-Back caching policy accelerates reads and writes. The read IO path is exactly the same as with Write-Through caching. However, the write IO path is very different. All writes from VMware are written to the in-host cache media without synchronously writing to the backend storage. By writing only to the in-host…

19 Jun: Creating a redundant network for write replication

If you plan to use Write-Back policy with write replication, you need to select a network in vSphere for write replication. Here are a few options to create a write replication network. 1. Create a new port group in your existing virtual switch that has two teamed 10gbps NIC ports…