Storage deployment on VMware ESXi: IOMMU/Vt-d vs Physical RDM vs Virtual RDM vs VMDK

By |February 7th, 2014|

Overview
Here at FlexRAID, we are big proponents of virtualization. In fact, our whole infrastructure is virtualized. Everything from our development environments to our production environments lives on a virtualization platform of some kind.

This also means that we have various storage deployments under these virtualization platforms.
In this article, we will discuss specifically of storage deployment under VMware ESXi and explore some of the options available under that platform.

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