VxRack FLEX: Introduction and What’s New

Below is a summary of the session I did on VxRack Flex at Dell Technologies World. ScaleIO is now VxRack Flex OS Choice of Hyper-visor/bare metal High performance for applications and databases Server SAN / 2-layer architecture Multi-hypervisor / Bare Metal 14th Generation adds 2.3x IOPs, 250% more bandwidth Management and Monitoring VxFlex OS, VMware … Continue reading VxRack FLEX: Introduction and What’s New

Rubrik Polaris

Today Rubrik has announced a new platform called Rubrik Polaris.  What is Rubrik Polaris? Rubrik Polaris is a consumable resource that you tap into, rather than a pile of infrastructure that you setup and manage.  Essentially it is a SaaS solution that runs in the public cloud with the ability to connect into all your … Continue reading Rubrik Polaris

NetApp HCI. Ready for NEXT. Enterprise-Scale Hyper Converged Infrastructure

Below is a summary of the session “NetApp HCI. Ready for NEXT. Enterprise-Scale Hyper Converged Infrastructure.”  This is an interesting product and I look forward to learning more. NetApp HCI Architecture Integrated Data Services Data Fabric Services 3rd party services VMware vCenter Solidfire Element OS VMware ESXi NetApp HCI Appliance Chassis or nodes 4 nodes … Continue reading NetApp HCI. Ready for NEXT. Enterprise-Scale Hyper Converged Infrastructure

The Software Defined Storage Revolution is Here: Discover Your Options

The Software Defined Storage Revolution is Here: Discover Your Options Here are some of the highlights of this session I attended 3 different types of SDS Retrofit SDS SDS in name only Not Scale Out or pay as you grow Can’t do Hyperconverged Vertically Integrated Ease of Use Managed by VM Admin Optimize resources at … Continue reading The Software Defined Storage Revolution is Here: Discover Your Options