StarWind Resource Library

White Paper: StarWind Virtual Storage Appliance: Overview

StarWind Virtual Storage Appliance is a Linux-based VM with StarWind Virtual SAN already installed and configured. It allows easily deploying a shared storage in VMware vSphere environment as it’s hardware-agnostic and requires no external witness node to build a 2-node cluster. Learn more about the benefits that StarWind VSA brings to your VMware vSphere infrastructure.

White Paper: Automated Storage Tiering

Storage tiering allows boosting infrastructure performance. Yet, in such systems, data management becomes a critical issue for IT staff who is to decide on which tier data should go. Obviously, as management becomes more hectic, total cost ownership grows, and return on investment may decrease. Find out how StarWind Automated Storage Tiering resolves these issues.

Success Story: Tipton Community School Corporation built a rock-solid backup environment with StarWind VSAN

The company was looking for a cost-effective solution for maintaining off-site backups. NetVault Backup which was used prior to StarWind Virtual SAN deployment could not provide that option.StarWind Virtual SAN enabled the company to store backups off-site in a cost-efficient way.Being both hardware-agnostic and capable of presenting the storage via iSCSI, the solution fitted the company’s needs perfectly within a limited budget.

White Paper: StarWind Stretched Clustering

The concept of a stretched cluster itself is not new. Yet, the existing solutions featuring active-passive replication can hardly be considered efficient and fault-tolerant due to leaving only half of the available resources for applications while another half remains on standby. Learn from this whitepaper how StarWind Stretched Clustering accomplishes these challenges with active-active replication.