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3 Things You Should Know about VMware Virtual SAN

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How much do you know about Software-Defined Storage and Hyper-converged Infrastructure? Are you interested in hearing about specific use cases, performance data and how your peers are deploying it? In our upcoming webcast, you’ll learn from Jase McCarty, Senior Technical Marketing Manager of VMware Storage and Availability, who will share how VMware Virtual SAN is Read more...

VMware and the Future of Storage and Availability

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From the early days of VMware, it became clear that dealing with storage in efficient and scalable ways were key requirements for the success of virtualization in enterprise environments. Indeed, the storage stack of ESXi, including VMFS, played a key role in the proliferation of virtualization in data centers, where data is stored and managed Read more...

A Classic VSAN Adoption Story

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Having been a student of how new tech finds it way into data centers, I am always impressed by how many IT professionals strike this great balance between getting the benefits from the new thing — and managing potential risk.As I talk to VSAN users, the pattern emerges.  They certainly see the potential as compared Read more...

VSAN In The Trenches

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So much enterprise IT is delivered by small, lean teams that have to wear many hats to get the job done. I had a chance to recently interview Serge Kovarsky, who is using VSAN more and more to get his job done — and make things simpler in the process. Read more...

VSAN File Shares With Nexenta

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 VSAN was designed to be the best storage for your VMDKs.  But that might seem a limitation if you have a need to exposed file shares, or perhaps iSCSI targets.  That means running something else on top of VSAN. Read more...