StarWind Virtual SAN: a scale-out storage that works also with 2 nodes Explained!
StarWind Software is a US privately held company (headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, USA) which began in Feb 2009 as a spin-off from Rocket Division Software (founded in 2003), with its StarWind iSCSI Target solution as main product. After that, the company has grown and also the products have evolveld following the market trends and customer needs.
Now their most interesting product is StarWind Virtual SAN: a scale-out and “shared-nothing” storage solution that works also with 2 nodes, configuration that can be really important for remote office and branch office (ROBO) or SMB cases.
StarWind Virtual SAN is entirely software-based (it runs on a Windows Server Operating System), that can be used both as a dedicated storage solution (for example as a scale-out fileserver) or can run on hypervisor (it support both VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V as also Xen and KVM) as a VSA (or as a service in case Hyper-V is used) in order to build an hyper-converged storage solution:
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