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Converged Infrastructure Questions
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Dec 14 2021

Hi community,

How does hyper-converged differ from converged? Is one better than the other? 

When would one choose converged, rather than hyper-converged? Are there pros and cons to each type of solution?

Dan ReynoldsHyper-converged is typically an "all in one box/rack" solution. It consists of… more »
PierreChapusHyperconverged is a system cluster of at minimum 3 nodes. The system mirrors… more »
BobWhitcombeThe key differences are scale, complexity and ease of use/management… more »
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PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Oct 26 2021

From my own research, it seems that Converged Infrastructure relies on hardware, whereas Hyper-Converged Infrastructure is software-based. What does this mean in practical terms? What are the pros and cons of each?

DavidRoyThe more we try to define these items, the more variability to these definitions… more »
Dan ReynoldsWell 99% of those terms are marketing. Typically when a vendor asks - are you… more »
Norman AllenA Converged Infrastructure has more hardware.  Compute is on one set of… more »
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