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The StorageSwiss Top 25 for 2015

In terms of visitors, 2015 was a record year for, and at the end of each year we take a look at the top 25 read articles as indicated by our analytics. Our top 25 list is taken from

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ChalkTalk Video: Establishing Peace between DBAs and Storage Admins with Software Defined Storage

Storage Admins and Database Admins are often at odds with one another. DBAs want more performance, more availability and more capacity, often pushing the storage architecture to its limits. In this video, StorageSwiss and ioFABRIC depict the typical DBA /

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The Problems with VVOLS

For simplicity, most storage administrators create a finite number of LUNs for their VMware Infrastructure and assign as many virtual machine (VM) datastores to each LUN as possible. Management is simplified thanks to a limited number of LUNs but it

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Podcast: Flash Memory Summit Day 1

George Crump is in Santa Clara for the Flash Memory Summit. We go over his first day’s worth of activities and preview two programs he’s giving on Day 2 of the event. Show Notes What are VVols? Flash Memory Summit

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June 12 Storage Analysis and Insight – What are VVols and how do we use them?

Storage Switzerland Founder George Crump sits down with Charlie Hodges to talk about VVols. We go in-depth on the the subject from what they are and how you can use them, to why some think they aren’t necessary. We also

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