Scaling All Flash to New Heights – DDN Flashscale All Flash Array Brings HPC to the Data Center

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It’s time to start thinking about massive amounts of flash in the enterprise data center. I mean PBs of flash for the biggest, baddest, fastest data-driven applications out there. This amount of flash requires an HPC-capable storage solution brought down and packaged for enterprise IT management. Which is where Data Domain Networks (aka DDN) is stepping up. Perhaps too quietly, they have been hard at work pivoting their high-end HPC portfolio into the enterprise space. Today they are rolling out a massively scalable new flash-centric Flashscale 14KXi storage array that will help them offer complete, comprehensive single-vendor big data workflow solutions – from the fastest scratch through the biggest throughput parallel file systems into the largest distributed object storage archives.

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Virtual Instruments Goes Deeper Into Storage Performance

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Virtual Instruments, well-known for being able to address storage performance across infrastructure from the high to the low – from VM down to individual packets in the SAN, has just released a denser SAN performance probe that crams 48 Fibre Channel ports into a 2U appliance.  The ProbeFC8-HD48 tracks over 150 metrics per second and can provide details at the link, channel, and “initiator to target to LUN” levels.

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