In this podcast the following subjects are discussed (plus more)
How NetApp makes its strategic decisions
Iron out some of the outstanding questions from the last ONTAP podcast
Dig deeper in to cluster mode and its relevance
The future of Data Centers and Storage
Larry’s self published book – The Evolution of the Storage Brain
This podcast sees Hans De Leenheer join Nigel as co-host, as they quiz Alex Kramer from the HP Virtual Connect Engineering team.
BTW Hans has put a short article together with diagrams that help paint a clearer picture.
This show gets under the hood with the HP Virtual Connect technology as well as discussing the recently announced Direct Connect to 3PAR configuration, which is being referred to by many as flattening the SAN.
Topics covered include -
Description of Virtual Connect and how it works
Why did HP decide to develop Virtual Connect
Is Virtual Connect a network switch (or network bridge if you’re a networking purist)
Slicing and dicing NICs HBAs and CNAs
Who tends to manage Virtual Connect
Where does FCoE fit in
Quality (or lack of quality) of firmware
Pros and Cons of connecting direct from Virtual Connect to 3PAR storage arrays
In this weeks show Rick and Nigel discuss the recent EMC World event with industry veteran Howard Marks. The discussion covers things such as -
Does EMC go overboard with marketing
VMAX Federated Tiered Storage (FTS)
EMC building their own servers
The impact of XtremiO within EMC and the wider enterprise technology market
This is a great episode that gets under the hood of the recently announced FlashArray, as well as explaining why flash memory is revolutionizing the storage world, literally leaving legacy array architectures in the dust. If you want to know why flash is changing all the rules and may be want to impress the girls with your knowledge of how inline deduplication really does work with flash then you need to listen!
Some of the topics discussed include -
How inline deduplication is possible because of flash memory
How flash memory changes most of the accepted rules of storage array design
Scale out architectures vs dual controller architectures
Why consumer grade MLC and TLC flash will win
Differences between Tier 0 and Tier 1 markets
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