New flexible hardware SVC, CG8 Upgrades

ORIGINALLY POSTED 23rd April 2013 14,181 views on developerworks For the last few years we have often talked about 'flexible hardware' options for SVC. While we have offered the internal SAS HBA and SSD attachment within the nodes, and a 10Gbit iSCSI/FCoE capable upgrade, we've never quite made it to true flexible hardware, with respect... Continue Reading →

Of travels, requests and smackdowns

ORIGINALLY POSTED 8th June 2011 13,528 views on developerworks I’ve been traveling quite a bit over the last couple of months, both business and pleasure. Large amounts of this, especially the business travel has been in the car where I’ve been enjoying the use of the USB port in the glove box to upload mp3... Continue Reading →

Benchmarks can prove something

ORIGINALLY POSTED 19th March 2011 17,483 views on developerworks At the risk of re-gurgitating recent Storage benchmarketing scars and rumblings, its probably escaped most people that we just published another Storwize V7000 SPC-1 benchmark. Why another I hear you ask, well the first one we published was back in November when the product first GA'd.... Continue Reading →

2010-34: 14 weeks

ORIGINALLY POSTED 19th August 2010 11,279 views on developerworks I knew it had been a while, but I wouldn't have guessed it was 14 weeks since I last posted. Nothing much changes thought, the NetApp fan boys are being just as defensive as ever, EMC (well Mr Symm) are still spending as much time writing... Continue Reading →

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