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Data Center Visit - Cloud Provider vs. Converged Storage

Our latest data center visit was to a Texas based cloud provider focused on providing compute and hosting services. While they are one of the largest providers in the market, what makes them unique is their security. 969 more words


Fibre Channel and FCoE: Some Basics

There’s been some misconceptions and misinformation lately about FCoE. Like any technology, there are times when it makes sense and times when it doesn’t, but much of the anti-FCoE talk lately has been primarily ignorance and/or wilful misrepresentation. 55 more words


Nexenta explains the economics behind Software-Defined Storage

Nexenta is a software-only, software-defined storage (SDS) solution that enables users to create storage systems with the x86-based hardware of their choice and disk or flash-based arrays, with support recently added for all-flash arrays. 604 more words

Briefing Note

Learn what Russ Fellows Doesn't Know

So how’s this for a condescending tweet?

@tbourke @elonden @sbdewindt ; Learn what Tony doesn’t know. See why 2 * 8 != 16. (And yes, 2 * 10 < 16 also).

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Picking The Next Storage Networking Protocol

The data center is under immense pressure to scale the infrastructure to support more virtual machines, more users per database and to deal with the capacity growth caused by big data. 440 more words