Dell buying Compellent changes the storage playing field yet again. How it will all pan out and what will end up 'king' of the marketplace? Time will tell.
Sometimes you need to make use of second user disks from other storage subsystems, without clearing the foreign system data from it, it could corrupt your live system.
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%.