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Thursday, July 9, 2009

[Updated-30 December 2009] - Virtual ISCSI Storage

For those who're want to test clustering without physical Storage, here is some link for Virtual ISCSI Storage.Feel free to download and evaluate

a) Starwind:-
Need to have Windows Server 2003 before install starwind software.
http://www.starwindsoftware.com/free
Download product:-StarWind Free

b)Windows Storage Server:-
Evaluation from Microsoft. You need to download 3 iso files with valid for 180 days
http://www.download-ss.com/
Download Products:-Windows Unified Data Storage Server 2003 – 32 bit – Standard or Enterprise.
* Registration is required.

c)Openfiler:-
FREE open source ISCSI storage.
http://www.openfiler.com/community/download/

d) Open-E DSS v6
From Open-E . Link recommended by Michel
http://www.open-e.com/

e) Windows Storage Server 2008
http://technet.microsoft.com/
* Applicable to Technet subscriber

f) ISCSI target using Linux Fedora 10
Written by Ow:- http://arieshtblog.blogspot.com/2009/11/how-to-free-iscsi-storage-with-fedora.html

g) SanMelody
From Datacore. (30 days evaluation)
http://www.datacore.com/virtualSANappliance/#1

h) FreeNAS
http://freenas.org/doku.php?lang=en

Feel free to let me know if you know additional Virtual Iscsi storage available in the market.

4 comments:

  1. Yes I’m been using the so-called StarWind Software server in my Windows Vista, could say almost nine months now and my I tell that is a great iSCSI SAN Storage even better that Windows Storage Server or Openfiler for my experience

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  2. I'm agree. That's why i put it on top of the list.

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  3. I use the Windows Storage Server 2008 and the Open-E DSS v6 from Open-E (www.open-e.com). Both do work fine with Hyper-V R2 ;-)

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  4. Nice share.

    thank you for adding more in the lists.

    Cheers,
    ericlaiys

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