I wanted a little more clarity on the licencing model as a few folk in the team had already got confused over the '96 drive' break point. The compellent system scales from 6 to 1008 disk drives. The licencing cut off point is 96 active drives. The licences Compellent charge for: 1. Data Progression (Block... Continue Reading →
Reducing power, footprint and increasing disk usage beyond the industry standard of 42%.
I attended the VMware virtualization forum 2010, which had a slight storage focus this year, so I hoped I would gain a little more knowledge. On the whole I enjoyed it, as with all these things, some talks were better than others. That’s natural, some people are better at public speaking than others. I attended... Continue Reading →