MrVmware9423
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VAAI comes under Storage API or vsphere API

Dear Team,

Quickly wants to check if I want use VAAI so in VMware license what I required vSphere API or Storage API so that I can use VAAI.

regards

Mr VMware

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f10
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Hi,

You need Enterprise license, please check vSphere Editions, What is vSphere? Leading Virtual Infrastructure | VMware India

-Arun

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MrVmware9423
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Thanks Arun,

I know it's required enterprise license, just want to know VAAI comes under "storage API" or "vSphere API"

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regards

Mr VMware

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f10
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Storage APIs

-Arun

https://twitter.com/arunpande

http://highoncloud.blogspot.in/

About VMware Virtualization on NetApp

Regards, Arun Pandey VCP 3,4,5 | VCAP-DCA | NCDA | HPUX-CSA | http://highoncloud.blogspot.in/ If you found this or other information useful, please consider awarding points for "Correct" or "Helpful".
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Punitsolanki
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Hi ,

You need Vsphere storage API.

Punit Solanki psolanki@vmware.com
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vThinkBeyondVM
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VMware vSphere® Storage APIs – Array Integration (VAAI), also referred to as hardware acceleration or

hardware offload APIs, are a set of APIs to enable communication between VMware vSphere ESXi™ hosts and

storage devices.

Best resource to learn:

vStorage APIs for Array Integration aka VAAI - Yellow Bricks

http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/VMware-vSphere-Storage-API-Array-Integration.pdf

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