Tag: USX

Two interesting videos from Virtualization Field Day 3

Last week I totally missed Virtualization Field Day 3, that’s a shame because the quality of some sessions was very high (as usual, indeed!). I’m going through the videos right now and I would like to put under your attention a few of them: The first one comes from Pure Storage, it’s very educative about Flash, different types of NAND memory, resiliency and so on. It’s worth a watch: The second one is the Atlantis computing USX tech deep dive session, a product with a lot of potential in the VSA space: I also suggest you to take a...

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VMware VSAN is just around the corner, but is it a revolution?

Everybody and their dog knows about it. 10.000+ end users asked to test its beta version. And it will be publicly available in a few days. Yes, Iā€™m talking about VMware VSAN. Now, the question is: “Will it radically change the way you look at your storage infrastructure?ā€. Short answer is ā€œI hope so!ā€, but there is something more to say. VMware VSAN VSAN software is capable of using local storage resources, disks and Flash memory installed in each server of your cluster, to build a distributed storage pool. This actually materializes data stores for your VMs and eliminates...

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