Volume's on a SAN to accommodate for Veeam Replication

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I have a 24TB SAN which I'm setting up for veeam replication. I have quite a few servers I want to setup for replication. Is it worth have multiple volumes or 1 big volume to hold the replicated VMDK files.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
We prefer the multiple volumes, and NOT "All the eggs in one single basket" just in case of corruption or loss, or deletion!
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Technical InformationAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the reply Andrew. how would you split a 24tb SAN? it's dependant on the VM sizes correct? Would you put multiple vmdks on 1 data store?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Is this a SAN, e.g. LUNs

Some LUNs will need to be larger than others, to accommodate size of VMDKs and VMs.

We would organise based on service and servers category.
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Technical InformationAuthor Commented:
Yes LUNs

That makes a lot of sense. Thanks
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