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While server virtualization provides a solution in consolidating servers, from a wider system perspective, additional cost benefits can be achieved if storage solutions and management processes are designed into the project from the early stages.
Table of Contents
Storage and Server Virtualization Are Fundamentally Different
- 1.1 Motion Tools Optimize Virtual Servers: Storage Is Constant
- 1.2 Storage Can't Rely on Another Layer: The Lender of Last Resort
- 1.3 The Performance Differential Between Storage and CPU Affects Everything
Storage Considerations in a Server-Virtualized Infrastructure
- 2.1 Storage Utilization
- 2.2 Reduction Technologies
- 2.3 Storage Management and Configuration
- 2.4 Performance
- 2.5 Backup and Recovery (B&R) Considerations
- 2.6 Protocol and Storage Connection Considerations
- 2.7 New Storage Technologies for Virtualized Environments
- 2.8 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
- 1.0 Storage and Server Virtualization Are Fundamentally Different