This concise white paper highlights one vendor's solution to configure and deliver bottleneck-free private cloud storage. How, you say? With software-defined storage that is distributed across both the network switch and the commodity server back-end storage.
Deploying a failover cluster instance (FCI) architecture for your SQL Server database requires expensive shared storage for data files and backups. This resource introduces an alternative to storage area networks (SANs) that provides the availability benefit of an FCI – without the high price tag.
This white paper addresses how one vendor implemented software-defined networking (SDN) into its scale-out clustered architecture. Due to this addition, storage has resulted in very predictable scaling of performance with capacity, as well as achieving a competitive price point.
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