Category Archives: SSD
3PAR ASIC–Two-edged Sword?

I caught up with Howard Marks last week when he was in town in London.  We went out for a…

HUS VM: Tier 1.5 from HDS

HUS VM: What is in the name? Ordinarily I wouldn’t spend much time on the name of a product, especially…

Quick Thoughts on ONTAP 8.1.1

Due to the interest generated by the podcast I posted on Monday night about Data ONTAP 8.1.1, I thought it…

Pure Storage FlashArray: Ooooooh yeh!

Today Pure Storage announced a pretty cool new all flash storage array, the Pure Storage FlashArray.  An interesting startup playing…

How to Build a Solid State Storage Array

While attended the April 2012 Solid State Storage Symposium in San Jose I had the opportunity to host a panel…

VSP and VMAX Tier 1 Shenanigans

Hu Yoshida, CTO of Hitachi Data Systems and long time legend of the storage industry is a person I respect…

Christmas podcast with the co-inventor of RAID technology

Last week, Rickatron and I had the privilege of having Dr Garth Gibson, the co-inventor of RAID technology, on the…

Ive Seen The Future of SSD Arrays!

I’ve a keen interest in SSD, especially SSD based arrays.  So I was pretty damn excited when at last weeks…