VMAX: Behind The White Light Of The All Flash VMAX 450F/FX & 850F/FX

Summary of the VMAX All Flash Session 4M IOPS 8TB SSD Simple, Simple, Simple 2 models, VMAX 450 and VMAX 850 4PBu FC, FICON and iSCSI Scales up to 192 ports V-BRICK = 2 DAEs Raid 5 (7+1) and Raid 6 (14+2) Engine connections are thru infiniband Participates in the Xpect More program Software licensed … Continue reading VMAX: Behind The White Light Of The All Flash VMAX 450F/FX & 850F/FX

Unity: Performance Best Practices

Pre-Production Testing Use tools like VDbench Understand the limits Populate the data first then run your workload Document your testing with timestamps, changes, etc Mimic your production environment as much as possible Don’t run defaults. They are not use case scenario’s Validate processes before testing. Unmap for Fast Cache, zeroing when reusing disk and turn … Continue reading Unity: Performance Best Practices