Tag Archives: Software

Microsoft Software Defined Storage AKA Scale-out File Server (SOFS)

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Business Challenges: $/IOPS and $/TB Continuous Availability Fault Tolerance Storage Performance Segregation of production, development and disaster recovery storage De-duplication of unstructured data Segregation of data between production site and disaster recovery site Continuous break fix of Distributed File Systems … Continue reading

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Understanding Software Defined Storage (SDS)

Software defined storage is an evolution of storage technology in cloud era. It is a deployment of storage technology without any dependencies on storage hardware. Software defined storage (SDS) eliminates all traditional aspect of storage such as managing storage policy, security, provisioning, … Continue reading

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Understanding Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Virtualization

The evolution of virtualization lead to an evolution of wide range of virtualized technology including the key building block of a data center which is Network. A traditional network used be wired connection of physical switches and devices. A network … Continue reading

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Dell Compellent: A Poor Man’s SAN

I have been deploying Storage Area Network for almost ten years in my 16 years Information Technology career. I have deployed various traditional, software defined and converged SANs manufactured by a global vendor like IBM, EMC, NetApp, HP, Dell, etc. … Continue reading

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