Storage Virtualization Vender: LeftHand VSA Appliance – Part 1
I’ve been running the LeftHand Networks Virtual SAN Appliance for a while now. As I previously mentioned, I can see virtual storage appliances as a great new category, worthy of investigation for the flexibility of being able to provide functionality (replication, snapshots etc) without having to deploy appliance hardware.
This post is one of a number covering the deployment and configuration of VSA.
So, installation on VMware is remarkably easy. After downloading the installation material, a new virtual machine can be created from the VMware OVF file. I’ve included a couple of screenshots of the installation process. Choose a Datastore and you’re done.
To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, The Storage Architect: Virtualization: LeftHand VSA Appliance – Part One