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Space Reclamation in vSphere 5.5 with Nimble Storage

Several customers have inquired about space reclamation in vSphere environment – let’s dive into this interesting topic for a bit.

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Why does space reclamation matter?

Reason is fairly straightforward, after a VM gets deleted or storage vMotion from one datastore to another, it’d be a good idea to free up the space on the storage array so they could get used by others.

How does one perform space reclamation and keep track of the status?
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