White Paper: Server-Side Cache

This document describes the ability of StarWind to combine NVMe storage with common SSDs into a unified storage pool without any bottlenecks or performance drops. StarWind utilizes NVMe for write-intensive applications or turns RAM into L1 cache while using regular SSD as the main storage. The feature enables your systems to perform as if powered by an all-NVMe array without having to buy one.

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.

White Paper: ZFS

This document describes StarWind's innate ability to facilitate unmatched performance, solid data integrity, and multi-level local redundancy thanks to a symbiotic integration with Linux ZFS. The feature also eliminates any chances of data corruption and supports virtually infinite scaling possibilities for businesses of any size.

White Paper: Deduplication and Compression

This document describes the advantages of in-line data reduction – a space-conserving technology used in StarWind Virtual SAN. Increasing the usable space availability without compromising performance and stealing IOPS is possible with this approach.