Introduction to storage virtualization
In this chapter, we define the concept of storage virtualization. Then, we present an overview explaining how you can apply virtualization to help address challenging storage requirements.
1.1 Storage virtualization terminology
Although storage virtualization is a term that is used extensively throughout the storage industry, it can be applied to a wide range of technologies and underlying capabilities. In reality, most storage devices can technically claim to be virtualized in one form or another. Therefore, ...