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 SMB3

Any IT-infrastructure, be it big or small, utilizes the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol to access files, printers and other resources. Still, this protocol can do even more! Learn from this paper how StarWind Virtual developed SMB services, allowing to bring implementation of clustered file servers to the quantitively new level.

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.