Here’s a great, long discussion of “software-defined storage” by Ray Lucchesi:
Not sure why but all the hype around software defined storage seems to be reaching a crescendo. Possible due to conference season coming up but it started earlier this year. I attended an SNW analyst session that was talking about software defined storage had on its panel technical people from HDS, IBM, Data Core and VMware. It seems the distinction between storage virtualization and software defined storage is getting slimmer every time we talk about it. I have written before about software defined storage (see my Data Hypervisor post).
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