Category Archives: 10GbE

Voyager + RackSwitch = Super fast IP SAN

We have great news from our testing lab: The Voyager is our fastest SAN appliance yet. OK, so that isn’t really new news but here’s what our engineers said: We completed testing the Voyager with many 10Gb Ethernet switches, and found that using BLADE’s RackSwitch G8124 delivers the … Continue reading

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Virtualization webinar video available: iSCSI, virtual servers and consolidation

A couple of weeks ago we did a webinar on virtual servers, iSCSI, vSphere and storage consolidation. Quick refresher on the discussion: Setting up iSCSI storage for Virtual Servers Using advanced storage features for improved virtual server management Managing large … Continue reading

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We’re ready for vSphere. How about you?

Today, VMware is set to launch vSphere.  The new datacenter OS.  And the latest versions of ESX Server and the Virtual Infrastructure. We’ve been busy (though not quite as busy as they were ), getting our StoneFly SANs ready for … Continue reading

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StoneFly News: New IP SAN, the Voyager

Today we announced a new IP SAN platform, the Voyager: The Voyager offers SAS, SATA, SSD and 1 or 10 gigabit ethernet.  It is also our fastest SAN yet, supporting over 950MBs/s over 10G.  This SAN is redundant and active … Continue reading

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iSCSI Performance Myths Explained

Saw this on twitter today:  iSCSi is a dog cloudcomp_group iSCSI is a dog only when you’re not doing some sort of hardware offload or when you need high throughput. There are many many applications that do just fine with … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How do I set up my iSCSI SAN with VMWare for Optimal Performance?

NetApp, Dell, EMC and HP collaborated on a post about increasing iSCSI performance under VMWare.  There are some great tips and basics on iSCSI there, but for you StoneFly customers, here is a little advice from our Director of Product … Continue reading

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