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January 03, 2019
The nonprofit Detroit Symphony Orchestra refreshed its data infrastructure with a three-node Scale Computing HC3 hyper-converged storage cluster to manage 10 TB of data.
September 25, 2018
Dell EMC hyper-converged appliances float the Mercy Ships IT team's boat. VxRail helps the medical charity consolidate IT technology in its floating hospitals and headquarters.
August 29, 2018
Users provide tips on going from three tiers to tears-free hyper-convergence using VMware vSAN software or other HCI architectures proliferating in the data center and beyond.
August 27, 2018
Dell EMC promises to synchronize releases of VMware's vSAN on VxRail HCI appliances, although it may take 30 days to do it; fleshes out cloud support for storage, data protection.
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Hyper-converged infrastructure evolves to accommodate the increasing demands of resource-hungry AI workloads. AI, in turn, promises to improve management of HCI and non-HCI resources. Continue Reading
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Hyperconvergence -- also spelled hyper-convergence -- is a software-centric architecture that tightly integrates compute, storage and virtualization resources in a single system that usually consists of x86 hardware. Continue Reading
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Simpler data centers can complicate the lives of IT pros with specialized skills, such as storage admins. But they can still thrive by specializing further or becoming generalists. Continue Reading
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With a high number of virtual machines competing for resources and consuming bandwidth, storage performance can suffer in hyper-converged environments. Continue Reading
Hyper-converged systems are growing in popularity, but the setup of virtual environments can result in wasted VM resources. Continue Reading