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Virtualization Strategy News
April 27, 2017
An updated version presents Datera Elastic Data Fabric storage nodes as a cluster of L3 network endpoints in anticipation of increased container adoption.
March 20, 2017
HPE 3PAR flash container reference architecture bundles Mesosphere orchestration software with ProLiant blades, 10 GB SAN FlexFabric and StoreServ 8200 arrays.
January 09, 2017
If a dimensionally compressed storage medium was a reality, all data could be stored forever. Until then, how parallelism can improve workload performance remains elusive.
December 13, 2016
NexentaEdge DevOps integrates Docker persistent storage from up to three Linux servers and 16 TB of raw storage with NexentaEdge data and storage services.
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VMware vSphere 6.5 Storage I/O Control uses vSphere APIs for I/O Filters framework to create and apply storage policies and I/O limit rules for VM workloads. Continue Reading
You can build your own hyper-converged infrastructure without purchasing an appliance from a vendor, and the DIY movement could have a ripple effect on the whole HCI market. Continue Reading
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VMware Storage I/O Control uses vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering to quickly establish and apply IOPS limits to VMs that regularly access your data store. Continue Reading
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Tools like Windows Performance Monitor and adjustments to memory, CPU and disk usage metrics can reduce the stress of the VM troubleshooting process. Continue Reading
Storage I/O control can be an effective way to handle occasional storage sharing issues, but it is not always suitable for every virtual machine. Continue Reading
Though virtual server performance bottlenecks remain among data storage problems, there are fixes available, but beware, each fix has side effects. Continue Reading