StarWind Virtual SAN Reference Architecture for Dell PowerEdge R730
This document is for StarWind users who want to deepen their knowledge of StarWind Virtual SAN and its benefits. It gives insight into our work in the virtualization sphere, achievements and the common configurations of building storage virtualization layer using Dell servers and StarWind Virtual SAN. In this document we describe the server configuration and architecture specifically designed to be used with StarWind Virtual SAN. Along with: Dell PowerEdge R730 as the main hardware building block, Windows Server 2012 R2 as base operating system for StarWind and Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V as hypervisor platform.
Virtual SAN: The “New” Storage Meme for Virtual Server Environments
Server-side storage, now increasingly called “Virtual SAN” with VMware’s adoption of the term in 2014, is not a new idea. The strategy, involving the nodal clustering of locally-installed or...