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How To Network All-Flash Arrays

All-Flash arrays, or almost any array that leverages flash, creates a problem for the rest of the storage infrastructure. It exposes weaknesses in storage software, internal storage system networking and external connectivity. In the past these architecture components hid behind

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Flash Memory Summit Video – The Data Center is All Flash But One Flash Doesn’t Fit All

Thanks to decreasing costs and increasing reliability the all-flash data center is becoming a reality. But as IT professionals understand the benefits of moving more and more workloads to flash they are also realizing that different workloads need different types

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NVMe over Fabrics Needs NVMe Storage Systems

E8 Flash Memory Summit Briefing Note When selecting a storage system users have to choose between reliability, performance and cost. Vendors try a variety of methods to deliver on all three. But as the old adage goes, you can only

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Flash Memory Summit Video – What is NVMe and NVMe over Fabrics with Mangstor

The SATA and SAS protocols were designed in an era where hard disk drives were the dominate technology that data was stored on. Now we live in an era of flash storage and soon non-volatile RAM storage. We need a

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Flash Memory Summit Video – Understanding Your Workload Before Flash

While flash can solve a lot of performance problems, storage is not the only reason that applications fail to meet the expectations of their users. Throwing flash at the problem will almost always help to some extent, but there are

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Flash Memory Summit Video – Which Flash is Right for Your Workload?

There are two key inflection points for the all-flash data center; when the all-flash array is purchased and during day-to-day operations. The first is before the flash array is purchased. There are a multitude of flash choices available to IT

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Flash Memory Summit Video – Overcoming Flash Confusion

At the Flash Memory Summit IT professionals have no shortage of options when it comes to implementing flash. There are all-flash arrays, hybrid arrays, server side flash, and memory. The challenge is understanding which type of flash should be used

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