VMware Virtual SAN Public Beta

Among all the announcements made in the first day of VMworld 2013, the public beta of VMware Virtual SAN technology is one of the most interesting. Virtual SAN is a software-defined storage tier embedded directly within vSphere 5.5 hypervisor (but licensed separately) and constitutes (with NSX) one of the key components of VMware’s vision of software-defined datacenter. vSAN leverages the local storage (each host will require at least one SSD and one magnetic disk) from a number of ESXi hosts Read more [...]