Virtualization Strategy News
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.
September 18, 2015
PrimaryIO, formerly known as CacheBox, is among four vendors using VMware's software development kit to build vSphere APIs for I/O Filters.
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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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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 process in a virtual environment, organizations need to address factors such as data structure and resource contention. Continue Reading
A hyper-converged architecture is meant to be simple to install, but a smooth deployment depends on proper planning. 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