Monthly Archives: August 2015

Array Offloaded VM Cloning

I’m continuing with my thoughts about deduplicated storage for VMs and how it is different and requires different thinking. Today I will look at cloning VMs and some thoughts. In particular how other data efficient cloning technologies work compared to … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It!

The above quote is attributed to both Peter Drucker and Edward Demming although it appears that neither actually said it. Even so it is a driver for a lot of what operations teams do in IT. Measure and record everything … Continue reading

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Deduplicated VM Cloning and Backup

I mentioned earlier that I’d been thinking a lot about the consequences of using a deduplicated store for holding live VMs. This thinking came from hearing the SimpliVity pitch quite a few times and also hearing the questions that came … Continue reading

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