Tag Archive: storage

Jul 25 2017

Looking for the silver bullet that’s not there? My (and Datrium) response to the Data Locality debacle

Recently there’s been an exchange between industry luminaries on data reduction, data locality, and data protection. Howard Marks wrote a thoughtful piece <here> that expands on VSAN’s approach to data locality. Josh Odgers, the brilliant blogger now at Nutanix, responded with some notes <here> that in my opinion struggled to close the issue. They both …

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Jul 05 2017

What’s Design Thinking got to do with Enterprise Storage?

…and why Datrium has no knobs or dials.   Design Thinking is the idea that products and interfaces should be designed around the needs of the people who will be using them. However, it is often technical capabilities or market opportunities that either push or pull the development process. In the case of enterprise software, …

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Jun 12 2017

More Network Performance and Resiliency without LACP, at least w/ Datrium Adaptive Pathing

Isn’t awesome when a function that could only be done using specialized hardware get’s to be implemented via software? Software Is Eating the World – that’s the case with the new Adaptive Pathing. A new Adaptive Pathing feature introduced with DVX 2.0 improves the overall aggregate storage bandwidth and reliability, without adding the usual LACP …

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