TLAs or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Three Letter Acronyms

I recall when I first started my previous engagement I was joining a huge global organization through an acquisition and I was constantly being bombarded with acronyms—Three Letter Acronyms (TLAs). I was drinking from the fire hose, confused and struggling to keep up. I imagine some of you out there are having the same challenges… Read more »

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NVMe Beating Down The Roadblocks to Consolidation

Two significant roadblocks now face any organization attempting to consolidate down to a single primary storage system; workload IO variety and capacity. There used to be three, missing from the list is performance. While performance will always be a concern, the modern all-flash array can deliver the performance that most data centers require. The problem is… Read more »

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A Practical Approach to NVMe

  In 2018, NVMe is coming to a flash system near you. There are two basic methods the various vendors are using to bring NVMe to their customers. Most all-flash vendors are delivering an NVMe-only system, and then retrofitting their systems with NVMe drives and connectivity. There is a second group, a new round of… Read more »

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Scale Computing Keeps Storage Simple and Efficient

Hyperconvergence is the combination of storage, compute, and virtualization. In a traditional virtualization architecture, combining these three components from different vendors can be complex and unwieldy without the right number of experts and administrators. When hyperconverged into a single solution, the complexity can be eliminated, if done correctly. At Scale Computing we looked at the traditional […]

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