@scottalanmiller StarWind performance is really great! It's able to give 2 times better performance on read operations on HA device! Link to the Benchmark Best Practices document: https://www.starwindsoftware.com/best-practices/starwind-virtual-san-starwind-benchmarking-best-practices/
Posts made by SanWIN
RE: I don't really get the point of SAN snapshots
RE: Non-IT News Thread
Google says it will let users automatically delete some data, including location history: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/google-says-it-will-let-users-automatically-delete-some-data-n1001041
RE: Looking to migrate backup service to Unitrends.
That's exactly what I wanted to suggest. You can use Veeam to put backups on StarWind VTL which can be uploaded to the cloud according to the retention policy. Check out here: https://www.starwindsoftware.com/starwind-virtual-tape-library
RE: Windows 10 vs Windows 7
@G-I-Jones I like Windows 7 a lot, but since the things are moving forward we all will use something new instead very soon. Just remember how people wanted to stay on Windows XP, but finally updated their OS. The same will happen with Windows 7 and most of users will move on Windows 10 or will choose another option
RE: VMWare Shutdown
I believe you can take as a basis the script, published in this article: https://www.starwindsoftware.com/resource-library/starwind-virtual-san-gentle-shutdown-with-powerchute
I hope it will be useful for you
RE: Looking at New Virtual Host Servers (ESXi)
@wrx7m There are a lot of models which should fit your needs. You can find more information on this page: https://www.starwindsoftware.com/starwind-hyperconverged-appliance .
Also, you can request a demo on that page to see how HA works in real life - it's free
RE: Underwater Servers in Your Future?
@Dashrender Direct water cooling looks like more effective, taking into account that you have to burn (generate heat) something to produce an electricity to cool the hardware with the traditional air conditioning. But I do agree that it still could affect the nature.