Software Defined Storage: Two Newcomers To Watch

Hedvig's storage platform works with the notion of virtual disks, which users or administrators provision for use by applications. Each virtual disk that is provisioned can be configured for replication, compression and other services, and they can also be provisioned to be flash disks if flash performance is required. "You are almost creating flash in software - although the quality of the underlying hardware determines the performance," Whiteley says.

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Hedvig's storage platform works with the notion of virtual disks, which users or administrators provision for use by applications. Each virtual disk that is provisioned can be configured for replication, compression and other services, and they can also be provisioned to be flash disks if flash performance is required. "You are almost creating flash in software - although the quality of the underlying hardware determines the performance," Whiteley says.