For many organizations, storage remains a complex challenge, even with top talent managing the resource. Without storage, the virtual environment cannot operate, as there would be no place for the machines to exist. Moreover, without a properly configured storage infrastructure, a company’s IT assets are wasted and business services will be negatively affected. To that end, this paper focuses on the storage portion of the virtualization dynamic. Specifically, we will delve into nine storage concepts that should be understood by the modern virtualization administrator.
At the inception, you may be the apprentice of the storage configuration and optimization, but by the end, you will be the master.