Category: storage

Why use <Insert Vendor Here> storage for VDI? Part 2

In August, 2012 I wrote an article discussing storage technologies from multiple vendors and their fit for VDI workloads. The original article may be found here. In the first article I covered Atlantis Computing ILIO, EMC VNX Series, Nexenta, Nimble Storage, Nutanix and Whiptail. I also commented about other storage technologies that may change the …

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A VMware View POC with XtremIO

It’s no news that EMC acquired Israeli storage start-up XtremeIO for $430 million. But what exactly is XtremeIO? XtremIO storage system is based on a scale-out architecture. The system starts with a single building block, called an “X-Brick”. An X-Brick by itself is a highly available, high performance SSD only SAN storage appliance featuring redundant …

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VMware Distributed Storage and VDI

In today’s market we are seeing a clear change in storage architectures and the drivers for change are new technologies such as SSD/Flash and new applications, which have different requirements from the storage subsystem. Some of the storage architectures that we are seeing in the market are the traditional ones such as SAN/NAS, gateways to …

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