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March 20, 2013
VDI storage bottlenecks don't have to mean extra SAN; Atlantis Computing lets virtual desktop customers use server RAM instead.
February 13, 2013
Though VMware acquired storage I/O acceleration software maker Virsto Software, some IT pros question the potential benefits of adding another layer.
July 27, 2011
VMware licensing had to change eventually. Advancements in technology made the old per-socket model a problem for VMware, which added vRAM limits to the vSphere 5 licensing model.
June 14, 2011
Everyone knows the basic pros and cons of virtualization, but lessons about 100% virtualization and virtual infrastructure design are learned only through experience.
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Deciding on the best way to present storage to a VM depends on a variety of factors and typically involves at least three types of administrators in the data center. Continue Reading
At VMware's annual conference in San Francisco, the virtualization company announced a new hardware appliance and other offerings to further its goal to deliver its vision for a software-defined data center. Continue Reading
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VMware provides an API that can perform certain storage tasks within an array to reduce I/O activity and keep traffic jams to a minimum. Continue Reading
With Virtual Volumes in vSphere, policy-based storage management promises to give admins a better grip on VM data stores. Continue Reading
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VMware's vStorage APIs for Array Integration functionality enables storage devices that support VAII to reduce traffic on the network and reduce some work on the server to speed up input/output tasks. Continue Reading
Administrators using VMware Virtual SAN have a new way to pool storage from servers, but how dependable is this latest technology offering? Continue Reading
Following rumblings of a hardware project coming from VMware, does a hyper-converged offering from a software company make sense? Continue Reading