Hardware Agnostic and Commodity Hardware
This document describes the capabilities of StarWind Virtual SAN in terms of using commodity hardware. Utilizing COTS equipment is a crucial point when it comes to savings, because most of the traditional SAN/NAS systems only allow for the usage of proprietary hardware, which is extremely expensive in terms of OpEx as well as CapEx.
Virtual SAN: The “New” Storage Meme for Virtual Server Environments
Server-side storage, now increasingly called “Virtual SAN” with VMware’s adoption of the term in 2014, is not a new idea. The strategy, involving the nodal clustering of locally-installed or...