software-defined storage

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software-defined storage

An umbrella term for storage virtualization and other techniques that maintain a management layer above the physical storage. See converged storage and storage virtualization.
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Supermicro's latest NVMe Virtual SAN Ready Node SuperServer delivers the industry's highest performance and density in a 1U Ultra 10x NVMe solution (SYS-1028U-VSNF Series) scalable for Enterprise, Data Center and Cloud-scale deployments.
stated that their product, StarWind Virtual SAN, acquired Citrix XenServer 6.
for VMware Virtual Volumes (VVols) and Virtual SAN 2.
The system offers multiple configuration options and is based around Xeon powered blade servers, multiple hot-swap power supplies, multiple hot-swap hard drives and advanced virtual SAN capabilities.
lt;p>"After a simple software download, we set up our virtual SAN in minutes, and we are now able to manage the SAN, datastores and internal RAID through one tool.
Now the same can be achieved with fewer SAN switches, equipped with virtual SAN capability and inter-virtual SAN routing, enabling any server to be allocated to any disk and allowing virtual SANs to be set up as software configuration exercises, in the same way as LANs have now progressed to virtual LANs.
The DataCore VM Starter SAN provides the simplest and most affordable way on the market to get started realizing the cost savings and productivity benefits of a fully featured, virtual SAN.
Another way to link islands is to use Cisco's Virtual SAN feature, which is a software function on its MDS 9000 SAN devices.
Roedel cites a recent example of a large financial institution that wanted to collapse disparate SAN networks across two neighboring states into one virtual SAN.
OnApp Storage does away with the need to purchase expensive, power- and-space-hungry Storage Area Networks (SANs) by aggregating the capacity of commodity physical disks, on existing datacenter servers, into a virtual SAN with enterprise-class resilience and performance.
The 4U FatTwin(TM) is a high-performance all-flash storage based Virtual SAN solution delivering the highest density 8x 3.
We are requesting quotes for three (3) Enterprise Servers, suitable for supporting the most current versions of VMwareA Virtual SAN and VMwareA vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus.

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