Storage hypervisor News
September 01, 2016
At VMworld in Las Vegas this week Primary Data showcased its re-worked version of storage virtualisation. That is, in their case, a way of aggregating disparate storage resources from multiple ...
April 11, 2016
Cisco's HyperFlex hyper-converged strategy depends largely on startup Springpath's file system performing better than those from Nutanix, VMware and other competitors.
January 29, 2016
Commvault and Nutanix collaborate on hyper-converged infrastructure through Commvault's support of Acropolis Hypervisor. Integration leverages the most appropriate hypervisor.
January 12, 2016
DataGravity goes beyond VMware hypervisor support and now works with Microsoft Hyper-V and its data movement features. Security features were also added.
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Virtual machine-specific backup software and VM backup functionality from traditional vendors have changed virtual server backup for the better. Continue Reading
Hypervisor-aware storage, also called virtualization-aware or VM-aware storage, is a category of storage array that provides administrators with the ability to correlate an application on a virtual machine (VM) with the underlying physical storage. Continue Reading
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Chris Evans discusses the benefits to caching flash storage, the trade-offs involved and flash cache models, as well as a handy cheat sheet. Continue Reading
It's possible to design hyper-converged hardware to run several hypervisors at the same time, but various factors make this a scenario we're unlikely to see for some time. Continue Reading
Much like the advent of hypervisor virtualization, container-based virtualization requires updates to server architectures for better security alongside high performance. Continue Reading
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While Docker data container protection methods haven't reached the level found with hypervisor-based virtual machines, these four technologies can help users with the challenge. Continue Reading
Video and other multimedia production is no longer the exclusive domain of Hollywood studios and post-production services. Today, companies of all kinds have video and audio operations that rival that of professional media outfits. And those multimedia activities bring special storage requirements. Find out how today's video storage system is built from the ground up for multimedia, how tape can play a big role and why new digital video technologies are pushing the storage envelope.
Backup appliances started out as niche products for smaller businesses, but caught on fast. Now, these products are available in configurations able to support enterprise workloads, and many of the major storage vendors have rolled out their versions of these all-in-one products. Learn more about today's backup appliance market as well as what's up with "traditional" disk products.
Snapshots and replication have become popular data protection tools in today's virtual environments. But choosing the right approach for your shop can be confusing due to the wide variety of options available. This feature takes a look at the strengths and weaknesses of various snapshot techs and offers advice on choosing the right approach for your needs.Continue Reading
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Flat backup, which is based around storage snapshots, is gaining popularity. But the technology can't protect every resource in an organization. We debunk the top fallacies. Continue Reading
Increasingly, storage services are moving to the hypervisor. One of the storage services that stands to gain the most is hypervisor replication. Continue Reading
Learn scalability and protection factors to consider when trying to identify if a virtual server product you're assessing meets your enterprise needs. Continue Reading