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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
    Linux

    Yawn...

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

  2. Nick Cassimatis
    Boffin

    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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