Storage Virtualization


Creating an iSCSI Target on FreeNAS

Tom follows up on his previous article about installing FreeNAS and using it to create an NFS share to back a VM, now creating an iSCSI target on FreeNAS and using that target as backing for a vSphere VM.

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Installing FreeNAS on a vSphere VM to Provide NFS Storage

FreeNAS is one one of the most popular software-defined storage products available and in this article Tom Fenton shows you how he installed it on a virtual machine to provide an NFS Share.

Creating a Storage Gateway for AWS, Part 3: How to Set Up a Virtual Appliance

Brien Posey already showed you how to create a Virtual Private Cloud endpoint and a storage gateway. In this third part of the series, he'll show you how to set up the virtual appliance and activate the storage gateway.

5 Attention-Grabbing Announcements at Dell Technologies World 2019

This year at DTW there was such a wide array of news and announcements made, but here are five things that especially caught my eye.

Robin.io Collaborates with Google Cloud on Anthos Storage API

This week at Google Cloud Next '19 in San Francisco, Calif., hyper-converged Kubernetes platform provider Robin.io announced its partnership with Google Cloud to bring additional capabilities to Google Cloud Anthos, formerly Google Cloud Services Platform.

Acronis Backup 12.5 Update 4 Support for VMware vSphere 6.1, Citrix XenServer 7.6, Others

Cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage provider Acronis released Acronis Backup 12.5 Update 4 at the beginning of April.

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General Availability of Azure Data Box Edge Appliance Released

Last week Microsoft announced that GA versions of Azure Data Box Edge and Azure Data Box Gateway are now available through the Microsoft Azure Portal.

Zadara VPSA on AWS Marketplace Gets Improved Features, Flexibility

Today, Zadara Storage Inc. announced new upgrades to its Virtual Private Storage Array (VPSA), available in the AWS Marketplace.

How To Create a Windows File System in AWS

The AWS FSx service allows you to create an external file system that can be attached to an EC2 instance for supplementary storage.

A First Look at Azure Ultra SSD

Paul Schnackenburg examines the current storage options for Azure IaaS VMs, as well as the new offering, Ultra SSD, released in preview at Ignite 2018.

What You Missed at VMworld 2018 Europe

Barcelona included some eye-catching tech.

Technologies To Look into at NetApp Insight 2018

With the event just a few weeks away, here's what's piquing Tom Fenton's interest at this year's conference.

VMworld 2018 Preview: Rethinking the Limits of Innovation

Chris Wolf, vice president and chief technology officer of Global Field and Industry at VMware, previews what's in store this week at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas.

Must-See Sessions at VMworld 2018

Here's what Tom plans to attend for this year's VMware event in Las Vegas.

Optimizing VMs in Azure

Everything you need to know about how to select, deploy, optimize and more when it comes to managing your virtual machines in Microsoft Azure.