Top Ten Virtual Data Storage Tips
Virtual storage and virtual backup has been around for years. But it’s only in the past year or two that it has begun to catch up with the huge amount of virtualization that has swept across the server landscape over the past decade. As a sign of its growing maturity, software defined storage (another term for storage virtualization) has opened the door to a new wave of hyper-convergence where storage, server and networking architectures are coming together.
But with all these new toys at his or her disposal, what should storage managers and storage administrators be doing in the face of a rising tide of virtualization?