Optimizing Your Storage for Server Virtualization

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Monday, April 12, 2010
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A frank discussion about advanced features within storage systems and how they can be used to optimize a virtual server infrastructure. These advanced features include snapshots, flash, SSD, de-dupe, and de-dupe aware cache and how they can solve problems such as boot storms, instant Virtual Machine cloning and deployments, and space optimization.

Learning Objectives

• Understand the Advantages/Disadvantages of SAN/NAS/DAS in a Virtual Server environment.
• Understand how advanced storage features enable economies of scale and optimize assets.
• Gain an understanding of the part that Virtual Servers play to gain hardware independence for highly availability services and applications.