The Storage Perks of VMware vSphere 5
No one doubts that virtualization has made managing centralized storage environments far easier than managing an equivalent mass of physical SAN-attached servers. But as businesses spin up new VMs and create data at breakneck speeds, the limitations of VMware’s VMFS3 clustered file system have often yielded complex, hard-to-manage storage configurations.
Thankfully, with vSphere 5, VMware has upgraded the file system with a number of substantial improvements. Although some lmitations remain, the new VMFS5 file system provides both greater scalability and easier management.
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