Storage for Google Cloud VMware Engine datastores

You can use Filestore zonal, regional, and enterprise tier instances as external datastores for VMware ESXi hosts in Google Cloud VMware Engine.

To do so, you can create your Filestore instances in regions where both VMware Engine and Filestore are available and then mount them as external datastores to your existing VMware ESXi hosts in VMware Engine.

VMware Engine offers the following vSphere storage options:

  • VMware vSAN. This includes the storage that comes with each VMware Engine node.
  • External NFS storage. Use Filestore instances as a vSphere datastore.

For more information, see Filestore as storage for Google Cloud VMware Engine datastores.

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