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VM-aware storage


VM-aware storage, or virtualization-aware storage, is the intelligent management and monitoring of storage infrastructure in virtualized environments where virtual machines (VMs) are utilized.

The key factor in a VM-aware storage environment is that the storage components are managed together with the VMs rather than as separately managed volumes or LUNs (logical unit numbers).

See also: Virtualization-aware storage, Storage virtualization, and Software-Defined Software (SDS)







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