Tag: StoreServ

HP Discover: No news, good news!

I’m seating here in the airport lounge waiting for my flight back home and trying to reorganize my thoughts about this last HP Discover. Well… no news: no bombastic announcements here although there are many interesting developments to mull over. I’ll pass on commenting about “converged systems” (I do not like primary vendors’ approach in this field) but, if you are interested, you can follow the link and find a very good deep dive article from Chris Wahl. 3PAR The 7450 model, a product which I’ve already talked about, has received an important firmware upgrade and it’s now able...

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HP announces a Flashy 3PAR

Today, during the HP Discover event here in Las Vegas, HP announced a new member of the 3PAR family: the StoreServ 7450. As you can imagine, it’s not a completely new product but it is an evolution of the 7400, the biggest difference is that this one is a 100% flash array. Not just flash As you probably know, filling a traditional array up with SSDs is not a good idea: you get better performance but endurance of the SSDs and various bottlenecks can easily limit overall efficiency and reliability. Long story short, it is like having a F1...

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Report: HP 3PAR StoreServ storage

I’m very glad to publish my first report on HP’s storage technology. This paper is about HP 3PAR StoreServ and it is available in both English and Italian. The document is organized to give the reader not only information about HP 3PAR StoreServ but also to inform and educate on the basic concepts that are at the base of this family of arrays (and other modern storage systems). I shouldn’t say this but I think it is worth a read, 😉 You can download the full report here, enjoy the reading… and let me know your...

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