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Travis Quinnelly

vTechify is my home to talk about all things virtualization. Here I share things learned in lab and production environments both for my documentation and others to stumble upon for reference.

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For as long as I can remember it has not been uncommon for I.T “professionals” working in the storage industry or in a storage role to make statements about NFS (Network File System) as if its is a 2nd class citizen in the storage world.

NFS is slow(er) than block storage NFS (datastores) don’t honour all SCSI commands NFS is not scalable NFS uses significantly more CPU than block storage NFS does not support People making these statements are known as **“Block Dinosaurs”**

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