Virtualization Strategy News
August 27, 2015
Startup Primary Data prepares GA launch of DataSphere data virtualization software, which is designed to make data available any time on any storage.
August 12, 2015
Virtual Instruments has moved beyond its storage focus, enhancing VirtualWisdom to support Microsoft Hyper-V servers and VMware workloads.
July 06, 2015
ITA Group cites primary data reduction capabilities as a key factor in picking Tegile arrays after it outgrew its EMC VNX system.
June 29, 2015
Storage admins may find the container concept familiar, even if the terminology seems new; in some ways it's similar to using VMs.
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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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Using vSphere Virtual Volumes can help you manage legacy storage systems in virtualized settings, but all-flash and hybrid arrays can also benefit from their use. Continue Reading
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Docker containers store application's logic, but not data. EMC said its custom drivers preserve data persistence of containerized apps. Continue Reading
National Specialty Alloys implemented a two-node configuration of Infinio Accelerator virtual appliances to accelerate VMware virtual desktops. Continue Reading
Converged systems and hyper-converged storage systems can ease the pain one of the most challenging aspects of VM storage: complex provisioning. Continue Reading
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Users dealing with poor VMware VSAN performance should review their hardware configuration. Continue Reading
Is it better to create one large LUN or many smaller LUNs? The following guidelines can help you to pick the most appropriate LUN size. Continue Reading
Managing storage for your VDI infrastructure has progressed, but there are still some snags. Here are five ways to avoid VDI environment issues. Continue Reading