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Virtual Machine Replication on Block Arrays

Bare_Drive

I had a tweet this morning from Leo Tudisca following on from the latest Infosmack Deep Dive podcast discussing storage and virtualisation.  Leo’s question was regarding sub-LUN virtual machine replication and how it can be achieved.  This requirement is something I’ve been mulling over for some time and can’t remember if I’ve committed my thoughts to words.  If I have ... Read More »

Why Does Microsoft Hyper-V Not Support NFS?

TSA - HyperV Fail

I recently wrote an article covering storage for virtualisation and was surprised to find out that Microsoft does not support the use of NFS shares with Hyper-V.  At first I thought perhaps I was doing something wrong and that my configuration was in error.  But after a lot of lab testing and eventually finding some obscure forum posts, I’ve concluded ... Read More »

Storage Beers this week!

In a double whammy, we have two potential storage beers events happening this week. Tonight (sorry for the late notice), there will be a meetup at the Royal Oak in Windsor from 7pm (Tuesday 22nd), prior to the HDS Bloggers Day taking place Wednesday and Thursday.  The pub’s location can be found here: http://www.windsorpubco.co.uk/windsor_pub_contact.html On Thursday the event takes place ... Read More »

Selection of Free White Papers

I’ve picked out a selection of storage related white papers for this month.  Remember they’re free, you just need to register. Transforming your Information Infrastructure with IBM’s Storage Cloud Solution Storage Source Magazine Improving Storage Efficiencies with Data Deduplication and Compression (IDC) Revolutionizing Enterprise Storage Infrastructure with Enterprise Flash Technology Off-site Storage and Computing: Keys to Successful Disaster Recovery Read More »

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform: Optimised Architecture

This is a series of posts that cover the features of Hitachi’s new enterprise storage platform, the VSP (Virtual Storage Platform), also sold by HP as the P9500 array.  Previous posts: Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform: Disk Drive Architecture Hitachi have modified the VSP array to provide significant performance improvements over the previous USP and USP V models.  These changes may ... Read More »

New White Papers

There are three new white papers available on the site that may be of interest.  They are: Create a Smarter Storage Strategy http://thestoragearchitect.tradepub.com/free/w_fnet24 Availability and the Cloud http://thestoragearchitect.tradepub.com/free/w_fnet22/ The Economic Impact of File Virtualization: Reducing Costs and Improving Efficiency for File-Based Storage http://thestoragearchitect.tradepub.com/free/w_fnet09/ As usual I welcome any feedback as to whether this part of the site is useful. Disclaimer:  ... Read More »