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Virtual server tutorial: Managing a server virtualization
This virtual server tutorial evaluates network storage options for virtual servers, describes the VMware vStorage APIs and discusses VMware virtual servers.
VDI technology: What you need to know to implement VDI at your
Our VDI technology assessment helps users construct a VDI project plan, provides VDI licensing info and discusses the challenges of implementing VDI storage.
Data storage management tools for a virtual server
In virtualized server environments, the need to provide greater visibility and ease allocation of storage for virtual servers has spurred data storage management tools from vendors that sell hypervisors, storage arrays and SRM products.
Virtual networks for storage and data
Learn how to reduce cable clutter and consolidate network and storage I/O using technologies such as NPIV, FCoE, and PCIe extension in this slide presentation.
Storage virtualization technology benefits and
We outline the benefits and drawbacks of storage virtualization technology, and tell you how to implement data storage virtualization into your environment.
Block-based storage virtualization project guide
Learn the challenges and rewards of real-world block-based storage virtualization implementations, involving three types of storage virtualization products.
I/O virtualization: Approaches and implementations
Learn which companies have offerings in the I/O virtualization space, how they approach network infrastructure problems, and the pros and cons of each product..
Data storage management in virtual server
What are the pros and cons of Fibre Channel and iSCSI in virtual server environments? How does 10 GbE influence SAN management? Find out how users are evaluating iSCSI, the impact of server virtualisation and listen to our podcast to determine your IT strategy.
This was first published in April 2011