Storage

Storage


I've recently spent a fair amount of time looking at hyperconverged solutions based on Windows Server 2016's Storage Spaces Direct - aka S2D. To quote Microsoft, in case you're not familiar with S2D: Storage Spaces Direct uses industry-standard servers with ...
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HPE's announcement that they have agreed to acquire Simplivity has filled a fair few column inches today. On paper it looks like a good move to me, but what I've found most interesting when reading articles and commentary regarding the ...
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Maxta - A Follow Up

On the 12th of October I published a post about my experience with hyperconverged storage company Maxta. The blog was an honest reflection on what turned out to be an expensive failed project for the cloud service provider I was ...
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In my recent post, Pitfalls of Hyperconverged Storage, I mentioned that I had enjoyed some great successes with hyperconvergence, but also some spectacular failures. My experience with Maxta was without doubt a spectacular failure, and their recent announcement that they ...
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If you look beyond the traditional monolithic storage arrays that dominated the storage market for decades, there are some very interesting things going one. One of the most popular movements is that of Software Defined Storage (SDS), and in particular, ...
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