Monthly Archives: July 2011

Storwize V7000 and VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) – Full Copy

Following up on the last blog post which discussed the VAAI primitive Block Zero, this post will discuss Full Copy. Hardware-accelerated Full Copy The category of VMware operations which Full Copy aids can be described as “data movement”.  Cold Migration, Live Migration … Continue reading

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Storwize V7000 and VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) – Block Zero

There is a ton of information already available online which covers the vSphere 4.1 VAAI implementation so I’d rather focus on how it relates to Storwize V7000 and SAN Volume Controller. VAAI allows certain VMware tasks to be offloaded to … Continue reading

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