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    Flash Forward: The Future of Memory

    What is flash memory, why is it important, why is it so darn expensive, and when can buyers expect some relief? When talking about flash, chances are that one of these questions is relevant to the dis… Read More

    By Keith Ward
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    How Can VVOLS Improve Your Storage Environment?

    One of the most anticipated components of the 2015 release of VMware vSphere 6 was the long-awaited Virtual Volumes technology. Virtual Volumes (VVOLS) is not a product that is purchased, but rather a… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
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    Overcoming "New Vendor Risk": Pure Storage’s Techniques

    One of the biggest challenges for emerging storage vendors is the phrase “no one ever got fired for buying IBM.”  You can replace IBM in this phrase with any major tier 1 vendor of your choosing,… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
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    The New Data Center: Serious Simplicity Masks Crazy Complexity

    Times are changing. The days of the backroom engineer sitting alone in a locked room denying knowledge to the rest of the organization are over. Today, CIOs and other business and technology leaders s… Read More

    By Scott D. Lowe
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    Crowd-sourced Metrics and Automated Support Should Be Key Features In Your Next Storage Array - It’s Good For The Business

    Most of today’s enterprise arrays – particularly those that are shipping from relatively young companies such as Nimble Storage and Tegile – have built-in comprehensive phone home capabilities.… Read More

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    SuperMicro Teams with Nexenta for Unified Storage Offering

    SuperMicro is becoming a standard name in the enterprise data center, despite what many would have anticipated. Much like how Toyota built on a new model of delivery and timed their rise to the fore o… Read More

    By David M. Davis
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    VMware Unveils Upcoming VAIO I/O Filters

    As many announcements are flying around during VMworld 2014 in San Francisco, storage is getting some serious focus as VMware moves to extend optimization for storage on vSphere using the upcoming VAI… Read More

    By Eric Wright, vExpert, Cisco Champion
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    Mesa: How Google Handles Big Data

    As a guitarist, the first thing that comes to mind when I hear the word Mesa is Mesa Boogie amplifiers. They delivery one of the most bone rattling level of sound and tone of anything in the industry… Read More

    By Eric Wright, vExpert, Cisco Champion
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    VSAN and Disconnecting Hosts: Be Careful How You Remove Host Resources!

    There are a lot of people testing the waters with VMware VSAN, and one of the challenges with bringing a new technology on board is understanding the management processes to keep it running. Shared-no… Read More

    By Eric Wright, vExpert, Cisco Champion
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    Pure Storage and the Missing Power Button

    Over the years we have all had exposure to hardware for storage environments that was explicitly built to handle operational failures from the environment by adding redundancy high availability featur… Read More

    By Eric Wright, vExpert, Cisco Champion
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    Atlantis Updates ILIO for VMware VSAN

    Atlantis Computing has launched its next iteration of their ILIO suite for VMware VSAN. This is an interesting product that I have had a chance to discuss with the creators when at Virtualization Fiel… Read More

    By Eric Wright, vExpert, Cisco Champion