Often we geeks will propound and pontificate on technical topics based on what I call ‘the vacuum of hypothetical merits’. Understanding and considering the potentials and shortcomings satisfy our intellectual curiosity and fuel our passion – however often these conversations are absent of business objectives and practical considerations (like features that are shipping versus … [Read more...] about Pure Storage 101: Scale-up or Scale-out?
Pure Storage 101
Today’s IT departments are evolving into internal service providers focused on delivering agile and always available services to end users, partners, and customers. One of the many unique qualities of the Pure Storage FlashArray is the ability to ensure 100% performance and uninterrupted service during planned and unplanned downtime. This design that implements new constructs … [Read more...] about Pure Storage 101: Ensuring 100% Performance
Flash is the revolutionizing force in the storage market, providing next-generation storage platforms a level of performance previously unobtainable and more ideal to support the data access requirements of today and for the foreseeable future. Flash is broadly offered in one of two formats. There are all-flash arrays that tend to focus solely on high-performance for the … [Read more...] about Pure Storage 101: Adaptive Data Reduction
There’s never been a better time to be in the storage industry than right now. The unprecedented level of innovation and introduction of new storage platforms indicate a seismic change is on the horizon for datacenters globally. Pure Storage is widely recognized as a leader in this era of new storage architectures. With the FlashArray and purity Operating Environment we’ve … [Read more...] about Introducing the Pure Storage 101 Technical Series