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Lesson 6. VMWare Storage Appliance (VSA) The VSA has many features:
2-3 nodes per cluster
TRAID 5-6-10 Support
Can run vCenter
Hot Swap Disks
Centralized management of multiple clusters is supported
VSA has a number of benefits. It allows for use of a vSphere client which is very simple to manage, it can also tolerate storage failures and is easy to scale up aggregate storage without any downtime. Participants also learn about VSA clusters and how they store data.