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How Backend Storage Impacts the Cloud

We all know that there are a variety of factors that impact application performance running on cloud infrastructure, such as network latency and bandwidth, server compute power and, one that is often overlooked, storage. Service providers need strong storage solutions

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Posted in all flash, cloud, Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage

Declare Your Independence From Legacy Storage

Independence: [in-di-pen-duh ns], noun Freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others. Today’s enterprise IT administrators are looking to declare their independence from the legacy vendors that have dominated the technology landscape for decades. This freedom has manifested in the form of software-defined solutions. The revolution began

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Posted in Corporate, Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage

How to Get More from All-Flash Using Software Defined Storage

By: George Crump, Storage Swiss Flash often makes the hardware selection less important, but makes the software selection very important. The right software can not only ensure optimal flash performance, but also extend flash implementation beyond the typical high-transaction database

Posted in all flash, Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage

A Turnkey Storage Architecture for OpenStack and Docker

By George Crump, Storage Swiss Click here to learn from George and the team about the Scale-Out All-Flash Solution with Nexenta, Micron and Supermicro…

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Posted in all flash, Object Storage, Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage

Is DevOps changing storage from simple to API?

“Storage should be easy. It should be that anyone can manage it, it’s something you put in the closet and forget about.” This was the mantra of storage vendors over the last 10-15 years. We saw vendors like EqualLogic make

Posted in Software-defined data center

Designing an All-Flash Object Store

by George Crump, Storage Swiss Object storage is set to become THE way organizations will store unstructured data. As this transition occurs those same organizations are expecting more from object storage than just a “cheap and deep” way to store information.

Posted in Object Storage, Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage

Efficient Replication using Multicast Protocols

By Oscar Wahlberg, Director of Product Management Replication as Data Protection The use of replication as a data protection method is not new. Historically, it was relegated to disaster recovery for tier-1 applications and did not have a role in day-to-day

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Raise Your SDS IQ (6 of 6): Practical Review of Containerized SDS

by Michael Letschin, Field CTO This is the sixth of six posts (the last one was Virtual Storage Appliances) where we’re going to cover some practical details that help raise your SDS IQ and enable you to select the SDS

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Posted in Raise Your SDS IQ, Software-defined data center, Software-defined storage, Uncategorized

Raise Your SDS IQ (5 of 6): Practical Review of Virtual Storage Appliances

By Michael Letschin, Field CTO This is the fifth of six posts (the last one was Hyperconverged “SDS”) where we’re going to cover some practical details that help raise your SDS IQ and enable you to select the SDS solution

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Raise Your SDS IQ (4 of 6): Practical Review of Hyperconverged “SDS”

by Michael Letschin, Field CTO This is the fourth of six posts (the last one was Scale-out) where we’re going to cover some practical details that help raise your SDS IQ and enable you to select the SDS solution that

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