HPE Discover 2018 – Work with OEMs continues HPE’s tradition of innovation

Hewlett Packard has a tradition of innovation – from its inventions in a Palo Alto, CA, garage to the current iteration of Hewlett Packard Labs.  But one area of innovation exists outside of the research labs and it involves collaboration with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).  OEMs work with HPE to integrate HPE technology into their…

HPE Discover 2018 – Nimble storage finally gets sync replication, more

After months of teasing that synchronous replication was coming, Nimble has finally delivered the capabilities to customers. HPE announced the new capability this week during HPE Discover in Madrid, but it went beyond simple replication in the same announcement.  HPE also enabled the ability to do metro clustering between Nimble storage arrays in the same…

Repost: E8 Storage and Mellanox BlueField SmartNIC deliver high performance with hardware acceleration

E8 Storage and Mellanox BlueField SmartNIC deliver high performance with hardware acceleration   Showcasing a live demo at SuperComputing 2018, the integration optimizes computing resources while accelerating data intensive workloads   SANTA CLARA, Calif., November 13, 2018 – E8 Storage today announced it is expanding its technology partnership with Mellanox with an integrated solution built on Mellanox BlueField SmartNICs, which…

Spectra Logic Announces the World’s Largest Data Storage Machine

Spectra Logic Announces the World’s Largest Data Storage Machine Capable of Protecting More than 2,000 Petabytes (2EB) of Digital Assets. Wow, That’s mind-bending ammounts of storage 20TB per tape at 400MB/s ! Congratulations to Spectra Logic on pushing the boundaries and giving us a glimpse of the future! Read more at the official press release…

E8 STORAGE ACCELERATES PERFORMANCE FOR GENOMIC WORKLOADS AT QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

E8 STORAGE ACCELERATES PERFORMANCE FOR GENOMIC WORKLOADS AT QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Having worked both as a researcher in computational chemistry and as IT support for the Department of Chemistry at a major University I understand the demards and inportance of storage in such an environment. I congratulate Queen Mary University of London for…

How NetApp MetroCluster Works

This post covers NetApp MetroCluster, a business continuity solution which provides synchronous data replication between two sites within 300km. Before getting into the MetroCluster details, let’s have a quick review of the NetApp High Availability feature first. When a Controller Fails The controller is the brains of the storage system and provides clients access to…

NETAPP INSIGHT 2018 – TFDX- Data Fabric 2.0

It’s Wednesday. We are here at the Netapp Insight event. And Netapp again is presenting on NetApp Data Fabric 2.0 @Arjantim @ChanEk81 @DeepStorageNet @settlersoman @darkkavenger @RayLucchesi @sfoskett @MBLeib @BenTGage https://tfd.bz/2pXpD82  also we have @davidchapa @ChrisMaki @mcbride_ruairi at the table and @PeytStefanova and @timwaldron in the room! Yes it’s the hashtag #NetAppInsight and #TFDx !   Here we go!…