An Introduction to Storage Virtualization

Virtualization is a broad technical term that applies to desktops, servers, and storage. It involves abstraction where aspects of a system, whether it’s a desktop, server, or hard disk, are no longer needed when the system has been virtualized. Various layers are added to handle transactions rather than the previously important components. Storage virtualization involves virtualizing storage, obviously. This doesn’t … Read the rest

How Does Computer and Network Virtualization Work?

Virtualization can be used for many technology areas. Some examples are, network virtualization, microprocessor virtualization, file virtualization and storage virtualization. Virtualization can be utilized in following ways,

1. Multiple logical representation of a single resource

• In this pattern, multiple logical resources will point to a single physical resource. This technique is used for Virtual Machines (VM). Software products such … Read the rest