The Ongoing Need for Tiering

Its always amusing to be pinged by several people asking for comment on the same topic. This time it seems that Pure are trying to use their lack of function (there are several) and sell it as an advantage, while attacking the competition that do have it. I know reverse psychology worked on my kids... Continue Reading →

NVMe-FC Proof of Technology Demo

ORIGINALLY POSTED 4th September 2018 5,688 views on developerworks There is a lot of talk - dare I say Hype - around NVMe, and I've found that a lot of people don't understand what it means, not only in terms of the technology, but also why is it important from a business, getting things done,... Continue Reading →

Spectrum Virtualize, FlashSystem and SCMs

ORIGINALLY POSTED 13th July 2018 7,785 views on developerworks Its been great to see all the interest over the last week on the new FlashSystem 9100 products announced on July 10th. Interesting too on the register with the battlecard information, and some of the usual ‘anonymous’ comments that seem to miss the point – particularly that we... Continue Reading →

Quorum, How does it work? SVC and Storwize

ORIGINALLY POSTED 10th January 2017 19,712 views on developerworks Spectrum Virtualize Quorum Happy New Year to all. I’ve been getting a few questions relating to quorum devices, and in particular the IP quorum and what happens when various different failure scenarios occur. I thought it was worth detailing things here. So first some background. What... Continue Reading →

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