Storage Virtualization Resources

Storage Virtualization news and support resources, featuring the hottest solutions, technologies and vendors in the Storage Virtualization world. Use the powerful checkbox-driven menu to fine-tune the results to exactly what you are looking for in seconds!

  1. Home
  2. Tag "Storage Virtualization"

VMware vSAN Deduplication and Compression Tips!

VMware
I’ve been getting some questions lately and here are a few quick thoughts on getting the most out of this feature.If you do not see deduplication or compression at all: See if the object space reservation policy has been set to above zero, as this reservation will effectively disable the benefits of deduplication for the […]

Why Your Data Center Needs a Fast Path to Software-Defined Storage (SDS)

DataCore
As your business goes after new revenue opportunities, an outmoded data storage infrastructure can be a roadblock. It can also inhibit expansion while continually hitting you hard in your operating and capital expense budgets. Because the traditional data center model is complex, built on multiple vendor and technology resources, it can be also costly in […]

DataCore Announces New Versions of Software-Defined Infrastructure Products

DataCore
According to a recent press release, “DataCore Software today announced new features and enhancements to advance its software-defined infrastructure product family, which includes SANsymphony™ and DataCore Hyperconverged Virtual SAN. The new PSP7 software release furthers DataCore’s longtime vision of helping to provide organisations with the agility needed to meet the many challenges of transforming business in the digital age […]

DataCore Tech Cranks Wheezing SQL Servers to Ridiculous Speeds

DataCore
Parallelising IO is like punching hyperspace button DataCore has crafted a driver for SQL Server that runs IO requests simultaneously and increases throughput. The company’s parallel IO technology has been shown to be effective in a series of SPC-1 benchmark tests where it is the highest-performing and lowest price-performance shared storage resource tested. Where a database like […]

The Software Defined Data Centre Explained – Video

ComputerWorld Group
Barry Coombs, presented the Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) and the components that encompass this; Compute, storage, network and management. Barry spoke about the technologies with the SDDC including vSAN, VxRail, VMware Cloud foundation and vSphere 6.5. This video is from the fine folks at ComputerWorld Group.

VMware: Updating a vSAN Cluster using VUM

VMware
I wanted to shed some light on what some may think is a mystery or difficult task. How do I update a vSAN cluster using vSphere Update Manager (VUM)? The quick and simple answer is easily! The great thing about vSAN is that you already know how to upgrade and patch it since it is […]

More info on VMware HCX

IT Blog by Marius Sandbu
After looking into the blog post announcements on VMware HCX after VMworld I decided to get a bit more info what HCX actually is. This blog post will try to summarize what it is and what it can do. HCX is not a single product, but a combination of multiple VMware products which will be […]

Community Health Network Delivers Unprecedented Availability for Critical Healthcare Applications

DataCore
Community Health Network (CHN) is one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers of an all-digital hospital.  Great idea, right?  Not having to wait around in an ER for less than stellar service from a stranger with an MD sounds incredibly appealing.  This type of healthcare combined with all the new medical technology advancements has data […]

Black Holes – Casting shadows on SQL Server Parallelism

DataCore
For any of you who’ve struggled trying to tweak degrees of parallelism (DoP) and affinity masks in multi-core SQL Servers to chop down query times, I have some good news and some bad news. The bad news first: your well-intentioned attempts are being defeated by an insidious collection of choke points outside of your control […]

DataCore Announces New Versions of Software-Defined Infrastructure Products to Address the Challenges of Digital Transformation

DataCore
New Software Release Provides for Fail-safe Business Continuity, Self-Healing Infrastructure, Container Orchestration, Hybrid Cloud Replication and Multi-way Data Availability to Ensure Uptime and Responsiveness DataCore Software today announced new features and enhancements to advance its software-defined infrastructure product family, which includes SANsymphony™ and DataCore Hyperconverged Virtual SAN. The new PSP7 software release furthers DataCore’s longtime vision of helping […]

Visit Our Sponsors