A startup called Pancetera has announced a virtual appliance that can reduce virtual machine backup I/O load by up to 80 per cent, and lets sysadmins move virtual machine files as easily as browsing a Windows network drive. The idea is that this Unite appliance treats virtual machines (VMs) as files in a single virtual …
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Cool. Inevitably we will be telepathic and all knowing with the proper upgrades, eh?
Good product, crap article
How about actually telling me about the product from a techy point of view, cost, and maybe an actual review of the VM appliance rather than just spitting out a PR release.
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So it has some block level awareness of whats going on to avoid block level commonalities across VM's and implements its own version of change block tracking (which we have on vsphere anyway).. thats all well and good, but Pancetera doesn't mention application consistency once on their site that I can see.. any ideas on how they handle that ?