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How Flash and FC-NVMe Changes Latency for Shared Storage

How Flash and NVMe changes latency for shared storage is a subset from the FCIA Webcast on Nov 1st. There are many elements involved in networked storage latency The primary change in latency for shared storage is two-fold Flash is an orders of magnitude faster performing media ...




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Flash Back and Flash Forward: The All-Flash Data Center Is Already Here

Can you believe it all started over 20 years ago? Since 1995, Fibre Channel has been a key enabler of every new wave of storage innovation in the data center. It began by enabling shared storage and later led to mainstream adoption of server virtualization. Today, Fibre Channel is all about...


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Not All Flash Systems Are The Same

Image provided by: Mission Critical Magazine – The Adventure of Kip and Gary The variety of flash storage systems is similar to farming. Not all farms are alike. Some farms focus on crops and others on livestock. The same goes for flash storage systems. Some arrays are designed for pure...


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Welcome to the New Era -- The Era of Gen 6

source http://bienestarpsico-social.blogspot.com/ Finally, you can unleash the true power of your applications. Shatter the limitations of legacy infrastructure. Experience four times the storage networking speed, and leapfrog your competition with query speeds that are 71% faster than...


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Flash Forward with Gen 6 Fibre Channel

Digital transformation is driving new requirements for modern infrastructure and the evolving datacenter workloads require more performance than ever. Cloud, analytics, and automation technology are powering workloads that continue to drive data growth. Social platforms, big data, and mobility...


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Bigger Isn’t Always Better

Does size matter in the data center? With Cisco’s launch of the 9718, I am reminded of what it’s like to shop at Costco. You are surrounded by enormous versions of products that you don’t necessarily want or need. Who needs a jar of mayonnaise when you can get a gallon vat of mayonnaise? Why...


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Breaking the Status Quo, It’s Not About Speed

In my blog last Wednesday , I wrote about why Brocade is changing the way we talk about Fibre Channel, moving from a speed-based naming convention to a new generation-based name—Brocade Gen 5 Fibre Channel. When we introduced our Gen 5 Fibre Channel product line in 2011, there weren...