Tag Archives: storage performance

Here are some misconceptions about iSCSI Storage!

Internet Small Computer System Interface, widely known as iSCSI in the field of data storage is a type of technology which is designed to work in tandem with a TCP layer to create the ability to send SCSI commands over … Continue reading

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We Are 10Gig!

StoneFly has been gaining traction with 10GbE IP SAN appliances.  Our customers are seeing better performance, speed, and availability from it.  In some applications they achieve up to 1,000 megabytes per second (MBPS) and over 100,000 inputs/outputs per second (IOPS). … Continue reading

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No faces on Facebook?

You’ve read about the Ma.gnolia failure and this month’s Journalspace incident. Here is yet another tale of storage failure and the subsequent downtime for users. This time it was Facebook that faced simultaneous drive failures, affecting 10 to 15 percent of uploaded photos. … Continue reading

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Do you need SSD?

George Crump @ Storage Switzerland has a great post on evaluatiing whether or not SSDs make sense for your IT environment. The steps to figuring out if you are a good candidate? Gather statistics about your environment: storage I/O, application … Continue reading

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