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virtual disk

virtual disk

(1) A disk drive simulated in memory (see RAM disk).

(2) Multiple disk drives viewed as one (see volume set).
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Protecting and recovering virtual disks can become a significant task for administrators.
PAT ESX requires minimal virtual disk space (only 3-4MB per partition) to perform partition alignment with no need for additional space on the system for snapshots or copies of the processed volume.
To protect against site failure from a variety of disasters, the solution should support remote replication of virtual disks to keep an extra set of data off site.
To optimize the advantages of special virtual disk types such as VMware's Linked Clones and Microsoft's Differencing Disks, another V-locity feature comes into play: virtual disk intelligence automatically detects the special disk types and optimizes their capabilities by creating a state as close to zero fragmentation as possible.
Being able to compact virtual disk free space bloat on thin and dynamic disks.
SANsymphony works by granting applications the largest virtual disk that the operating system can handle, commonly 2TB.
It has a Virtual Disk Compaction feature that provides graphical information about wasted or unused free space within dynamic virtual hard disks.
Virtual disk never uses disk space until data is actually written to the disk, so it allows you to use every bit of the disk purchased.
The result is a fragmented virtual disk on a fragmented physical disk--or fragmentation within fragmentation.
Virtual Disk Intelligence - automatically detects and configures based on virtual disk type
0 frees up vital storage resources by eliminating virtual disk "bloat".
Paragon Connect VD technology is a unique technology of data access inside diverse virtual disk types.

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