TechU Talks 2020

Hi Everyone, Since the IBM Technical Universities that would normally be running in the first half of this year are not able to happen as planned - IBM is running a series of TechU talks which are in the form of weekly web casts. I'm the first presenter in the set of Storage related talks... Continue Reading →

SVC Standby Engine

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 6th July 2015 Hi again. I wanted to mention a feature that we released recently which we are calling the SVC Standby Engine.  Unfortunately this feature is not available for Storwize systems, so it's probably not worth you reading this, but let me know if it's the kind of feature you would want... Continue Reading →

Some details about how DRAID works

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 17th March 2016 Hi, There have been a number of DRAID questions on the forums recently, so we thought it was worth giving you some extra details about the benefits of DRAID. Ian Boden has provided the following information, and if you ask nicely he may come back and give us some more... Continue Reading →

RAID 5 Versus RAID 6

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 13th June 2016 Hi All, I was at the US user group last week - and this topic came up quite a lot.  The main reason that we started discussing R5 versus R6 is because the development team are currently recommending that all Distributed RAID arrays be configured as R6, and people are... Continue Reading →

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