SEsparse in VMware vSphere 5.5 - White Paper: VMware, Inc

  • Published 2013
The SEsparse virtual disk format was introduced in VMware vSphere® 5.1 for VMware® Horizon View™ environments where reclamation of storage space is critical because of the large number of tenants sharing storage. In vSphere 5.5, for VMDKs greater than 2TB in size, SEsparse becomes the default scheme for virtual disk snapshots. Various enhancements were made… CONTINUE READING