Posted by Michael Rakitin on January 23, 2019
Recommended RAID settings for HDD and SSD disks

This article provides guidance on the settings for RAID array creation in case of using SSD or HDD disks for the best performance results with StarWind VSAN.
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Posted by Taras Shved on January 23, 2019
StarWind licensing options

This comparison table explains the difference between StarWind license types.
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Posted by Michael Rakitin on January 23, 2019
LSFS Container Technical Description

This article provides technical description and explanation for LSFS container. Also, it contains a list of requirements for LSFS devices.
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Posted by Michael Rakitin on January 23, 2019
StarWind Virtual SAN® L1 and L2 caches. Operational principles

This document reveals StarWind’s approach to L1 and L2 cache memory and the ways it’s implemented. The technical paper also contains information on two basic cache policies (Write-Back and Write-Through), as well as gives recommendations on what policy to choose for the highest performance. The document also provides clarity on the interaction of L1 and L2 caches.
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Posted by Michael Rakitin on January 23, 2019
StarWind Virtual SAN Asynchronous Replication. Configuration Scenarios

This article provides information and explanation for Asynchronous Replication configuration scenarios.
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Posted by Michael Rakitin on September 18, 2018
iSCSI Targets Access Rights in StarWind VSAN

This article describes the access rights settings for the StarWind VSAN targets.
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Posted by Michael Rakitin on January 15, 2018
Protect your environment against Spectre and Meltdown

Every systems and storage administrator wants to protect one’s environment from Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities, which affect not only Windows PCs, but servers as well.
Most major vendors (Intel, Microsoft, Amazon, etc.) have published detailed information about the vulnerabilities and updates, which fix the issue. Other vendors also work on the issue resolution.
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Posted by Oles Borys on December 21, 2015
How to configure MPIO with StarWind correctly

This article provides the guidance regarding MPIO installation/configuration.

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Posted by Vladislav Karaiev on October 19, 2015
StarWind Virtual SAN® Architecture

There are so many different possible options to install and configure StarWind. Let’s try to keep them all listed to pick up the best possible one for every single use case: Learn More

Posted by Oles Borys on September 8, 2015
V2V Converter Kernel Panic

This article provides a solution to “kernel panic – not syncing: attempted to kill init!” error while botting a CentOS VM after V2V conversion to any non CentOS hypervisor using StarWind or any other V2V Converter.
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