VMware’s vSAN (virtual SAN) architecture is designed to be a significant step into software-defined-computing, where the vSAN component is responsible for providing software-defined storage. Previously, systems architecture was one server containing its own compute, operating system, networking and storage. Virtualization Continue reading How VMware’s vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.
VMware has been shipping its vSAN (virtual storage area network) software for years, and the latest version ups the ante with improved hyper-convergence functionality and in-place encryption. What vSAN does is access available storage in physical servers and create a Continue reading Review: VMware’s vSAN 6.6 | Network World