What is software defined storage

What is Software-Defined Storage

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A lot has been said regarding “what is software-defined storage” (SDS). It has become an overused buzzword. Naturally, a lot of software-defined storage vendors try to use it for marketing and PR purposes and announce their existing or slightly modified offerings as “software-defined”. Some vendors have been especially blunt by trying to trick the customer to buy the complete opposite …

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StorPool: How and why we started

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We started StorPool at the very end of 2011. At the time our management team was running two other IT companies – one doing ultra-high performance networking software (now some of this is called software-defined networking or SDN). The other company was doing Data Warehouse consulting (now Big Data is the cool word for essentially the same thing). We were …