Technical Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN® Free
Creating Standalone Device with StarWind Virtual SAN

This guide is intended for experienced Windows Server users and administrators who are willing to create the standalone device that will run on top of Windows Server 2012 R2 using StarWind Virtual SAN Free. StarWind Virtual SAN Free creates a fault tolerant and high performing storage pool by mirroring local disks and flash between hypervisor servers, eliminating any need in physical share storage.

White Paper: StarWind NFS

In fact, Network File System (NFS) simplifies vSphere VM storage management and grants file sharing. On the other hand, the traditional HA NFS storage configurations introduce several challenges, making the environment less cost-efficient. Learn from this white paper how StarWind develops NFS protocol, granting the required high availability and performance for mission-critical applications.

Technical Paper: Configuring HA NFS File Server in Windows Server 2016

StarWind Virtual SAN is a hardware-less storage solution that creates a fault-tolerant storage pool by mirroring the existing server’s storage and RAM between cluster nodes. This guide describes how to set up StarWind Virtual SAN, create a Shared Storage, and build the File Server for "General use”, ensuring file share availability and accessibility for all nodes.

White Paper: Unified Storage (Multiprotocol)

Different products like Microsoft Hyper-V or VMware vSphere use different, often mutually incompatible uplink protocols such as iSCSI, NFS or SMB3. This makes finding a storage for both environments simultaneously tricky. StarWind Virtual SAN exposes industry-standard uplink protocols allowing multiple virtualization environments interact with storage and form a working setup.