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IBM is likely to introduce flash-enabled servers and a productised QuickSilver within the next six months or so. Flash-enabled servers will use direct-attached flash solid state drives (SSD) to accelerate their operations. IBM's Project QuickSilver had 4TB of flash SSD connected to 14 clustered SAN Volume Controllers (SVC) and …


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  1. Anonymous Coward


    Without ZFS, what do they hope to do with it? Better port ZFS to AIX!

  2. Nick Cassimatis

    SVC pretty darn stable...

    "We might conceive of a mini-QuickSilver product being built with two SVCs, to protect against a single SVC failure."

    So the redundancy already built into the SVC node pair isn't enough? It's pretty tough to kill a node pair, unless you REALLY try, or let the BOFH get involved...

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