Configuring theVM Server Storage

Although data cannot move without the network, there is no data without storage, which is arguably the heart of a cloud. To support this, Oracle VM has one of the most powerful storage systems available, enabling flexibility in a virtualized environment and performance almost equal to bare metal. The administrator has a choice of many storage options, as shown in Figure 13-1. These range from Network File System (NFS) shares mounted from a Network Attached Storage (NAS) system, to local storage on an OVS, cluster filesystems using block storage logical unit numbers (LUNs) from a Storage Area Network ...

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