* Posts by twister68

6 posts • joined 9 Feb 2017

HPE downs Nimble-ful of HCI, lobs third hyperconverged system into its portfolio

twister68

Better get Another PS team

3 days to set up a virtual environment my a$$

Pour $25m in its coffers and the local NAS box gets it. That's backers' hope for public cloud type Nasuni

twister68

S3 doesn’t always mean public cloud

Their solution works for local on-prem cloud storage solutions too, so you can build your own 3 Geo (or single or hybrid) cloud at a price point way better than AWS for example.

None of my flash rivals NVMe: Analyst spills tea on who's who in fabric-access NVMe arrays

twister68

Beware the Marketing Monster

Pure x70 NVME is not shipping yet, and not sure why you may speculate that WD is looking for an NVME purchase unless its fabric related.

Yes Tegile has 2 NVME platforms coming soon, hopefully sooner than Pure :-)

Manchester college swaps out disk for rackful of hybrid flash

twister68

Performance = Inline Data Reduction Services

Actually for the record (excuse the pun) the superior performance enabled inline compression and inline deduplication the result of which is far reduced physical capacity and a performance multiplier.

No over provisioning required. Perfect use case for AFA & Hybrid in same Array.

Twister

Kaminario pumps up K2 all-flash array processor speed and SSD capacity

twister68

Re: More detail please Mr Kaminario

32K is a good average across mixed workloads, in my past experience over 100,000s of customers the average block size was 30K. It gives a good blended benchmark for a mixed workload environment in my opinion.

twister68

Re: More detail please Mr Kaminario

Funny how the CPU and memory details are always left out, something Nibble and others seem to do as they have few cores and little memory in their controllers to underpin their over inflated marketing performance #s.

Show me the Cores & DRAM

Twister

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