StarWind Resource Library

Technical Papers: StarWind Virtual SAN HyperConverged 2-Node Scenario with VMware vSphere

Published: April 17, 2018

VMware vSphere requires shared storage to ensure data safety, smooth virtual machines migration, and build a fault-tolerant IT environment. StarWind Virtual SAN, in its turn, allows turning the local storage into the shared one. Learn from this technical paper how to set up a hyperconverged 2-node vSphere cluster with StarWind Virtual SAN.

Technical Papers: Configuring HA SMB File Server in Windows Server 2016

Published: April 10, 2018

StarWind Virtual SAN is a hardware-less storage solution allowing to create a fault-tolerant storage pool purpose-build to cope with intense virtualization workloads. It ensures the simple configuration of a highly available shared storage for File Server and delivers decent performance and data protection features. This technical paper describes how to configure StarWind Virtual SAN and create a Shared Storage, and File Server for “General use”.

Technical Papers: LSFS Container Technical Description

Published: April 5, 2018

StarWind Virtual SAN is a Windows-native software-defined storage solution purpose-built for virtualization workloads. StarWind Virtual SAN includes the Log-Structuring File System technology that turns small random writes into the uniform stream of big sequential ones. Learn from this technical paper about LSFS key features and how the feature can be implemented.

Technical Papers: StarWind Virtual SAN® HyperConverged 2-Node Scenario with Hyper-V Cluster on Windows Server 2012R2

Published: March 28, 2018

StarWind Virtual SAN is a solution to handle intense virtualization workloads without compromising environment performance and uptime. Learn from this technical paper how to set up a 2-node hyperconverged scenario with Hyper-V cluster on Windows Server2012R2 with StarWind Virtual SAN as a storage provider.

Technical Papers: StarWind Virtual SAN® Asynchronous Replication. Configuration Scenarios

Published: March 26, 2018

StarWind implements Asynchronous Replication moving it to the background and using snapshots as a source. The feature allows recovering data from failures like crashing, virus infections, and erroneous human activities. Furthermore, thanks to ability of being scheduled, Asynchronous Replication ensures data security without altering infrastructure performance. It should also be noted that the solution enables not only full but also selective data recovery. These options make Asynchronous Replication a must for whatever backup environment. Learn more from this technical paper about StarWind Virtual SAN key Asynchronous Replication configuration scenarios allowing to ensure data security.