Issue OverviewVirtual Data Center - October 2010, Vol. 27
No virtualization deployment is complete without a careful consideration of storage. Shared storage is often a minimum requirement. The real choice is between network-attached storage and other storage area network architectures such as Fibre Channel, Internet SCSI and Fibre Channel over Ethernet. Stephen J. Bigelow evaluates the pros and cons of each storage technology. Also in this issue, Phil Cox points out five areas to consider when moving applications to the cloud, and Greg Shields describes the best tactics to elevate copper Ethernet cabling into a more desirable solution. Access >>>
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Shared storage considerations: Management, throughput, costs
by Stephen J. Bigelow, WinIT
Shared storage is ideal for virtualization storage because it allows for VM flexibility. Many admins are turning to network-attached storage for easier setup and management.
Tactics for Managing iSCSI and Fibre Channel over Ethernet
by Greg Shields, Contributor
Fibre Channel over Ethernet and iSCSI are prompting data center managers to turn to copper Ethernet cabling for high-speed server-to-storage networking.
- Shared storage considerations: Management, throughput, costs by Stephen J. Bigelow, WinIT
Five requirements for deploying an application in a public cloud
by Philip Cox
Thinking about deploying an application in a public cloud? Investigate these five requirements to ensure success.
- Five requirements for deploying an application in a public cloud by Philip Cox
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