1 Reply Latest reply on Dec 4, 2014 7:27 PM by Sateesh_vCloud

    what is the appliance of storage mean?

    prosate Novice

      is that mean is a application or what?

        • 1. Re: what is the appliance of storage mean?
          Sateesh_vCloud Hot Shot

          A virtual appliance is a virtual machine image file consisting of a pre-configured operating system environment and a single application. The purpose of a virtual appliance is to simplify delivery and operation of an application. To this end, only necessary operating system components are included.

           

           

          A virtual storage appliance (VSA) is a storage controller that runs on a virtual machine(VM) to create shared storage without the cost of additional hardware.

           

          VMware vSphere® Storage Appliance™ is a software-based shared storage solution that enables high availability and automation in vSphere without shared storage hardware. - See more at: http://www.vmware.com/in/products/vsphere-storage-appliance#sthash.hElbzmfc.dpuf