Recently I found myself engaged in a discussion on Twitter with @DuncanYB , @vcdxnz001 and @bendiq regarding Software Defined Storage (SDS) when I realized that our definitions might be approaching the issue from slightly different perspectives. Therefore I decided it
Category Archives: NetApp
In the first post in this series we discussed how ONTAP – the #1 storage platform in terms of revenue – is a storage hypervisor of sorts – providing benefits which parallel those provided by virtualization. In the second post
In our environment we’ve done something which at first glance might seem a bit unconventional to many. We’ve consolidated all OS-based disks (VMDKs) on a dedicated set of datastores, and have done the same with application drives, page files and even
Recently there was an article posted on ZDnet entitled "Converged Infrastructure vs Reference Architecture" which has collected a bit of attention and I wanted to add my thoughts regarding what I thought were some misleading conclusions.
I’ve written several times on this blog about converged infrastructure and a few recent events have compelled me to revisit the topic. These events include the launch of EMC’s VSPEX solution along with my decision to accept a new position