With flash and virtualization technologies becoming readily available, the time has come for storage to evolve from data dumb to data aware.
VSphere VVOLs are making a splash in the storage market. Taneja Group expert Tom Fenton answers questions regarding updates to firmware and software.
VSphere VVOLs allow virtual administrators to self-provision a pool of storage as they see fit.
- Premiered: 04/28/15
- Author: Tom Fenton
- Published: TechTarget: Search Virtual Storage
Taneja Group’s Tom Fenton explains how VVOLs work, and the storage differences between VVOLs and VSAN.
VMware’s new VVOLs feature allows storage functionality to be distributed on a per-VM basis. Protocol endpoints are integral to proper allocation.
Active data is relatively visible and manageable on production systems but the longer data ages, the less visible it becomes to users and processes.