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Three Things To Consider About Virtual Storage Appliances

July 26, 2013
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Virtual storage appliances offer great features, flexibility, and pricing, but like most new technology they need us to ask our vendors different questions.

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OpenStack and the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC)

April 19, 2013
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The future of OpenStack looks bright, and with the all the software-defined data center (SDDC) features contained in the recent release of "Grizzly" they are now ready to compete toe-to-toe with heavyweights like VMware, Nutanix, Dell, and HP. Whether they can start unseating VMware products in the enterprise remains to be seen, though. Despite the…

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Is Gluster the answer to Scalable Cloud Storage and the Amazon Outage?

May 13, 2011
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Is Gluster the answer to Scalable Cloud Storage and the Amazon Outage?

Amazon failed because of simultaneous failure of its EBS in two Availability zones. If you were dependent on one of these (or mirrored across the two) you lost access to the filesystem from your Instances. It may be sensible to move to the use of the S3 mechanism (or some portable abstraction over it) for…

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