Flash storage has to balance two competing goals: We want to acknowledge completion of incoming IO as soon as we can, since low latency is the key to improving application performance. And if your application performance
Creating a standard dataset that is comprised of data that is both compressible and dedupable when conducting storage performance tests on a data-reduction storage array. In the “Using Oracle’s vdbench tool to test the data-reducing capabilities
Although the FlashArray//m may seem magical, the //m is not for magic. We’re merely playing on the “magical” properties of the FlashArray and Pure1. While these revolutionary new storage offerings may “seem” magical, they are real.
Many storage users are familiar with ALUA, or Asymmetric Logical Unit Access. This describes storage where some paths don’t work at all or give lower performance, because of standby controllers, volumes associated with a controller, or