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Storage Adapter for VMware vSphere API for Array Integration (VAAI)


The VMware API for Array Integration (VAAI) provides storage offload services for VMware vSphere/vCenter environments using NFS datastores. It exposes the capabilities of underlying storage systems, such as hardware file system, VM-level hardware snapshots, and clone operations with file-clone technology, to VMware vCenter.