Top 10 SAN Tips and Lessons Learned From Virtualization
Server virtualization is a science in its own rite, but the virtualization infrastructure takes on an additional layer of complexity when SANs are brought into the picture. The key to ensuring the optimal functionality of such a complex environment is to adhere to the best practices for virtualization / SAN connectivity. Of course many of the best practices vary depending on which vendor’s products are being used, but there are some best practices that are more or less universal. This whitepaper outlines ten such best practices for using SANs in a virtual datacenter.
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...