Brian Madden: “I was wrong about how VMware View 5.1’s new Storage Accelerator works. It’s way cooler than I thought!”

A very interesting post of Brian Madden about "VMware View Storage Accelerator": Last week VMware announced View 5.1. One of the major new features is this thing called "View Storage Accelerator," or "VSA." In my article about View 5.1, I wrote that I wasn't particularly excited about VSA. It turns out I didn't fully understand how it worked. If you're not familiar with VSA, it's the productized implementation of a feature of vSphere 5 called "Content-Based Read Cache." When enabled, the vSphere Read more [...]