vSAN ReadyNode™ Sizer is now Generally Available!
You access the tool using the following link: https://vsansizer.vmware.com
What are the key features of the vSAN ReadyNode™ Sizer?
The key features of vSAN ReadyNode™ Sizer are:
Evaluation Sizer: A basic evaluation version of the vSAN ReadyNode™ Sizer which requires minimal input such as the count of VMs and Aggregate storage to provide a high-level recommendation. This version does not require a sign-in to use the tool.
For access to all features, a sign-in is required as detailed below
Access Control: To get access to the full feature set of vSAN ReadyNode™ Sizer, a sign-in is required. Customers need a “My VMware” account, VMware partners need a “Partner Central” account and employees can access the tool using their VMware user credentials
Simple and Advanced Sizer: Users can size for individual and mixed workloads using the Simple and Advanced Sizer respectively. Login is required to access these modules
Overheads for Raw storage computation: The vSAN ReadyNode™ Sizer accounts for additional design overheads such as slack space, swap space, dedup overhead, compression overhead, disk formatting and base 10 to 2 conversion for computing storage needs
How do I access this tool?
The basic Evaluation Sizer is available to everyone and does not require a sign-in.
To use the Simple and Advanced Sizer, you can use one of the 3 levels of access control that we have implemented:
My VMware login: Customers can use their my.vmware.com login to access the tool. In addition for users without a VMware account, it is a quick and simple process to register for a my.vmware account
Partner Central Login: VMware partners can use their existing Partner Central credentials to login and access the tool