In my previous blog, I made the case on the benefits of running Hadoop on FlashBlade. This second blog focuses on 1) how to configure Hadoop to run MapReduce using NFS in place of HDFS, and
800% growth in data volume is expected over the next five years. 80% of that volume is unstructured data, mostly generated by machines, and rich with insight waiting to be unlocked. Trends of such magnitude occur
Next week is the first EMC World since EMC was assimilated into Dell, and if you are one of the storage faithful making the annual trek out to Vegas, you are probably already coming with questions.
With Pure’s DirectFlash™ technology, we bring the advantages of NVMe into FlashArray//X. But what are the advantages of NVMe? It’s worth looking deeper and understanding why NVMe is better and why that’s important to systems right
In this article, I would like to give you an engineer’s view of the new Pure Storage FlashArray//X, and share some of my excitement to see this project reach its public release. We think we’ve built
Welcome to Part 4 of our FlashArray//X launch blog series: Part 1: A New Flash Recipe for the Cloud Era Part 2: FlashArray//X – Making NVMe Mainstream Part 3: DirectFlash™ – Enabling Software and Flash to
Hopefully, you’ve already read about FlashArray//X – the first mainstream 100% NVMe all-flash array from Pure Storage. One of the key new innovations in //X is the new DirectFlashTM Module and DirectFlash Software. I know what
In our introductory blog yesterday, we talked about how the cloud era of applications is demanding an evolution to the all-flash array recipe, and we set-out a new vision for how to construct an AFA for
At Pure, innovation is Job 1. When we first started in 2009, we saw an incredible opportunity to re-think storage for the era of virtualization using flash. Virtualization was increasingly prevalent and driving new levels of
Today, you can go online and purchase movie tickets (or pretty much anything else) without having to read a manual. Similarly, you can buy a (smart) phone and intuitively know how to use it right away.