The vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS) is a powerful, but often misunderstood technology that is included with VMware vSAN. This post will review some of my favorite settings on the VDS, and how you can use them to get better control, performance, and visibility into your virtual SAN cluster.
A virtual switch helps admins connect virtual machines and direct traffic throughout a virtual network. But the VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS) provides more: more features and support for highly scalable environments. With the right configuration, VDS can help you manage the virtual resources of your entire network. In this course, author Brandon Neill shows how to configure and manage the VDS.