Category Archives: Storage Performance

Imagine…

  Mechanical spinning disk has outlived its usefulness. The technology of spinning disk is older than most storage admins. It is arcade, it is slow, consumes a lot of power and takes up a lot of expensive real estate in our Data Centres.   Imagine that there...
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Size does matter

Willie Meyer – 28 November 2013 What is the correct LUN size that will suit my application best? In the field we come across this question more often than you would think. There is no “right” or “wrong” answer. You need to do what is the best...
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When do you need Flash Storage?

Gerard Almon – 17 September 2013 I am frequently asked to advise on storage configurations, and a common question is if we should add flash/SSD storage into a client configuration. The answer to this question is changing quite dramatically as the price of SSDs come down and...
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