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hypervisor-aware storage

Hypervisor-aware storage, also called virtualization-aware or VM-aware storage, is a category of storage array that provides administrators with the ability to correlate an application on a virtual machine (VM) with the underlying physical storage.   More

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"In a virtualization environment, a LUN may be part of the storage for 100 servers and applications, and that mean the array just can't do anything well... We call it the I/O blender."-- Stephen Foskett

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    data sovereignty

    Data sovereignty is the concept that information which has been converted and stored in binary digital form is subject to the laws of the country in which it is located.

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Machine learning, embedded analytics and big data march ahead in 2014

The International Institute for Analytics predicts a banner year for metadata, model management and machine learning in 2014, The Data Mill reports.