13 mai 2013

Is VSA the future of software-defined storage?

HP on software-defined storage: why VSA is the future   In my last post, I posed a question: How do you define software-defined storage? I offered up a base definition of what software-defined storage means to HP. Since then IDC has released a new taxonomy on software-defined storage which includes this definition:   IDC defines software-based storage as any storage software stack that can be installed on any commodity resources (x86 hardware, hypervisors, or cloud) and/or off-the-shelf computing hardware... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2013

RE: Is VSA the future of Software Defined Storage? (OpenIO)

I was reading this article on the HP blog about the future of Software Defined Storage and how the VSA fits perfectly. Although I agree that a VSA (virtual storage appliance) could potentially be a Software Defined Storage solution I do not really agree with IDC quote used for the basis of this article and on top of that I think some crucial factors are left out. Lets start with the IDC quote: IDC defines software-based storage as any storage software stack that can be installed on any commodity resources (x86 hardware,... [Lire la suite]
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