Accelerating VAAI

By now everyone and his dog already made a post about VAAI, I would not bother you with an extensive explanation of what is VAAI and why it’s crucial to Virtualization, I will simply refer to a couple of posts that explain its current implementation in details: Duncan Epping Bas Raayman Chad Sakac My focus will be on how I envision to accelerate VAAI even more, enhancing its storage side. To explain my point of view I will do an analogy with a common feature found in storage arrays today: Point-in-Time Copies. Point-in-time copies (sometimes referred to as Snapshots)...

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