Virtualization Strategy News
December 28, 2015
When it comes to managing virtual server environments, readers were most interested in technologies new to the market, such as Docker containers and VMware VVOLs.
November 12, 2015
Docker storage driver for Dell's SC Series arrays orchestrates the movement of containerized applications and persistent data, so customers can promote containers into production.
November 04, 2015
Concrete building supply company Prosoco went with Maxta MxSP software-based hyper-convergence product after bottlenecks popped up with its Nexsan SAN running Hyper-V.
October 02, 2015
VMware's vSphere 6 release shows that the vendor is aiming for a completely software-defined data center with a fully virtualized infrastructure.
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The hyper-convergence market initially consisted of virtual desktops and remote offices, but has moved into data centers.
Hyper-converged infrastructure products can be self-contained appliances with the software integrated, or they can be a ... Continue Reading
Management of Docker containers can be facilitated with the use of Flocker software – a framework for moving containers across clusters of servers. Continue Reading
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One of the allures of software-defined storage is that commodity hardware can be used to lower costs. But a custom hardware vendor's offer may sometimes be a better option. Continue Reading
Expert Brien Posey discusses five ways to virtualize storage in an organization. Review the pros and cons of each approach to find the best fit for your data center. Continue Reading
Hyper-converged storage systems have made their mark as a cost-effective, simple-to-deploy storage option for use cases such as virtual desktop infrastructure and remote offices. However, hyper-convergence hasn't yet taken larger enterprises by ... Continue Reading
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VDI performance issues which can be traced back to storage infrastructure are limiting user adoption of virtual desktop implementation. Continue Reading
Software-defined architecture benefits such as low up-front cost and simplified management through a single interface can also present some problems, says analyst Jon Toigo. Continue Reading
To carry out a successful data migration strategy in a virtual environment, organizations need to address factors such as data structure and resource contention. Continue Reading
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By creating multiple VM images, a storage administrator can save time managing and deploying an organization's virtual environment. Continue Reading
Docker is one of the most popular ways to containerize apps, but it makes migration difficult. The open source ClusterHQ Flocker architecture can help. Continue Reading
Users dealing with poor VMware VSAN performance should review their hardware configuration. Continue Reading