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Apr 14 2011   1:37PM GMT

Storage Virtualization: The Multimedia Guide

Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

Storage virtualization is still a pretty new technology, considering virtualization is still being worked and figured out in enterprise IT departments. Whether you want to diminish the amount of hardware or maximize your experience with server or desktop virtualization, storage virtualization may be the way to go. Check out these great resources that we’ve discovered (some through member recommendations!).

Storage Virtualization Blogs

From new products and companies to reviews and step-by-step guides on new storage virtualization products, sign up for these RSS feeds for the latest information on the technology.

  • The Virtual Storage Guy: One of NetApp’s blogs, The Virtual Storage Guy offers blog posts on topics such as virtual storage tiering and desktop virtualization.
  • VMware Virtualization Management Blog: If you’re using or considering using VMware products for your virtualization project, check out their virtualization management blog for updates or tips.
  • Ruptured Monkey: Check out this solutions architect’s blog on “all things storage and virtualization in the data center.”
  • Pack Rat: Stephen Foskett knows storage, and his blog covers general storage topics from storage products to common IT habits regarding data storage and management.
  • Virtual Lifestyle: For more information from a certified VMware specialist on all things storage, check out Joep Piscaer’s blog.
  • The Storage Architect: This blog has coverage and reviews of storage and virtualization products and techniques.
  • Around the Storage Block: Calvin Zito of HP Storage blogs about all things storage, which he’s been working in for over 25 years.

Of course, IT Knowledge Exchange has a wealth of blogs on storage and virtualization as well:

  • The Virtualization Room: From the editors at SearchServerVirtualization, this blog sometimes covers the storage side of your virtualization needs.
  • Storage Soup: For general commentary on the storage industry, including storage virtualization techniques, check out this blog from SearchStorage.com.
  • Enterprise IT Watch Blog: Check out the IT Watch Blog’s coverage of storage virtualization.

Storage Virtualization Videos, Guides, and More

Member Slack400 shared some links to his favorite storage virtualization guides and how-tos:

Check back next week for the Storage Virtualization Twitter professionals and books to watch out for! Share some of your favorite places to go for information on the subject, and we’ll share 50 knowledge points with you.

Melanie Yarbrough is the assistant community editor at ITKnowledgeExchange.com. Follow her on Twitter or send her an email at Melanie@ITKnowledgeExchange.com.

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