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November 21, 2019
The new vFilO software provides a scale-out file system and global namespace for unstructured data, facilitating unified access to data through NFS, SMB and S3 protocols.
October 21, 2019
Customers at Commvault Go said they were having trouble coming up with reasons for adopting Metallic SaaS backup or Hedvig software-defined storage until they hear more details.
May 22, 2019
After buying Tintri in 2018, DataDirect Networks moved to rebuild the VM storage vendor's engineering. But customers claim DDN hasn't communicated product roadmap plans.
August 01, 2018
Updated Alluxio open source storage software homes in on portability across multiple big data object stores. Applications access Alluxio as mountable file storage.
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Virtual memory is a memory management capability of an operating system (OS) that uses hardware and software to allow a computer to compensate for physical memory shortages by temporarily transferring data from random access memory (RAM) to disk ... Continue Reading
Storage virtualization is the pooling of physical storage from multiple storage devices into what appears to be a single storage device -- or pool of available storage capacity -- that is managed from a central console. Continue Reading
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Shared storage provides admins with virtual storage benefits such as storage migration, high availability and redundancy. But the right storage option depends on cost and performance. Continue Reading
Virtual Volumes -- now known as vVOLS -- have gained Storage Resource Management support for array-based replication, plugging a gap that hindered adoption. Continue Reading
Microsoft recently released Windows Server 2019, so how do the features in this version of Hyper-V compare to VMware's virtualization platform? Continue Reading
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Microsoft enhanced Windows Server 2019 software-defined networking and other virtualization facets of its latest server OS to improve security and increase workload performance. Continue Reading
Discover how you can use PowerCLI to boost your storage by monitoring and managing VMware datastores across multiple hosts. This tool has many advantages over the typical GUI. Continue Reading
Hypervisor support in hyper-converged infrastructure has evolved over time. Find out how as we assess the past and current place of individual hypervisors in these architectures. Continue Reading
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Hyper-V and VMware are in a perpetual battle for supremacy in the virtualization market. Although the two hypervisors have similar features, capabilities are somewhat different. Continue Reading
Monitor the performance of your VSAN and VMs to ensure one isn't affecting the other. Performance metrics and alerts can make it easy to spot VSAN issues before they affect VMs. Continue Reading
Virtual SAN network configuration problems can detract from performance and availability. Update your drivers and check that no security products are blocking connections. Continue Reading