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June 05, 2014



Great honest article. Keeping my eye on VSAN.

Jeramiah Dooley

Sometimes people ask me, why is it that storage seems to be behind the "software-defined" curve compared to other parts of the technology stack. This is a great example of the reason:

Storage is really damn hard.

No bad day in IT quite like a bad storage day is the truth. We are all getting better at it (scale out/share nothing architectures for example) but collectively there's a long way to go.

Kudos to Dinesh and the entire VSAN team. No one likes to see issues happen, but I bet there are a lot of customers impressed with the response.

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