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Selecting storage and hardware for VMware environments News
January 27, 2016
Although financial factors have deteriorated since Dell's $67 billion acquisition of EMC was announced, EMC's CEO said the megadeal is on track to close in 2016 as planned.
February 27, 2015
VMware's February announcements focused on the features of the upcoming vSphere 6 release, but some cloud news also caught interest of the VMware faithful.
October 29, 2014
VMware plans to introduce more storage-related APIs to the ESXi hypervisor, opening it up to more data services.
March 20, 2013
VDI storage bottlenecks don't have to mean extra SAN; Atlantis Computing lets virtual desktop customers use server RAM instead.
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VSAN 6.5 users can take advantage of all-flash with a Standard license but still need a higher option if they want deduplication and compression. Continue Reading
As storage tries to catch up to the rest of the data center, VMware Virtual Volumes are helping to get there and support the trend toward software-defined storage. Continue Reading
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VMware storage I/O control helps improve the quality of storage in vSphere. VSphere 6.5 integrates storage I/O control configurations into the VM Storage Policy. Continue Reading
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Since snapshots are essential to VM management, you might be wondering why anyone would want to disable them. In reality, unused and old snapshots can be a major drain on storage. Continue Reading
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