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…

Tegile Systems Named Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays

Here at vBrainstorm we enjoy reporting news about the vendors in the IT space.  Tegile Systems is one of the Solid State storage vendors that we follow.  A press release was published today naming Tegile as a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays.  Kudos to you Tegile!  The press release is below. Tegile…

Tintri releases Tentri OS 3.0, Tintri Global Center 1.1 and Tintri Automation Toolkit

Tintri has announced the release of Tentri OS 3.0, Tintri Glocal Center 1.1 and Tintri Automation Toolkit.  A copy of the press release is shown below. Tintri Introduces New Generation of Smart Storage with Multi-hypervisor Support and Industry’s First VM-level Automation Capabilities TINTRI OS 3.0, TINTRI GLOBAL CENTER 1.1 AND TINTRI AUTOMATION TOOLKIT DELIVER ADVANCED…

Solid Performance, with a Solid Name: Welcome to Solidfire.

I had the chance to meet with the CEO and Founder of SolidFire Dave Wright while at VMworld this year. Who is SolidFire? Well, I will overview that and share a interview I had with Dave shortly. Solid fire is a all-SSD Architecture platform, that scales and uses raid-less data protection. But if you ask…

Pure Storage, Pure Performance.

  While at Tech Field Day – Virtualization Field Day, I had a chance to sit through a Presentation by Pure Storage. Below are my thoughts. Check out the full blog post on vBrainstorm. Pure Storage, Pure Performance  http://www.vbrainstorm.com/2012/03/pure-storage-pure-performance.html Roger Lund

Dell EqualLogic PS6100 and PS4100 Series storage platforms : new storage for VMworld 2011

  When I was at Tech Field Day ( more today ) , I got a to see dell’s up coming PS6100 Array up front and personal. Here are some of the pictures.  I have also included the press release below. “ · EqualLogic PS4100 Series — ideal for small-to-medium businesses or remote office locations…