Distributed-Storage-Predictions

New study: 63% of organizations will adopt distributed storage (SDS) by 2018

The rising popularity of Software-Defined Storage (SDS) and its advanced implementation known as “distributed storage” (DS) is making more companies to consider it as a real alternative of the traditional storage. We all are familiar with the expensive traditional SANs and the dedicated storage-only boxes and all-flash arrays. But is there a way in which by adopting innovation, you can …

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eApps and StorPool: Storage Challenge Resolved

eApps – a premier provider of application hosting services since 1996, serving more than 5000 customers. Hosting over 15,000 domains in more than 125 countries…. and trusting StorPool storage for the high performance and reliability of its storage system. We met Richard Lingsch, CEO of eApps at World Hosting Days Global 2017. We took the opportunity to have a short …

Storage sizing and I/O density

There are several key things to consider when building a storage system. We decided to cover the most important and shine some light on the inner workings of a good storage systems. The first case we’ll cover is on storage sizing and IOPS density per GB. The background Many companies go out to buy a storage solution without understanding their …

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Performance Test: StorPool “All-SSD” shared storage system with 20x SSDs

This is a test of a StorPool Distributed Storage system, which consists of 20 SSDs, spread across 5 storage servers (nodes). The system uses 2 copies of each piece of data in a different server to guarantee redundancy (i.e. 2x replication). Parameters of the system under test: 5 storage nodes, each with: – Supermicro X10SRi-F server – CPU: Intel Xeon …

StorPool Performance Test: 12 SSDs = 468,000 IOPS

A small stand-alone storage system with just 12x Intel S3510 SATA SSDs, worth $35k over 3 years and delivering $0.07/IOPS This is a performance test of a small stand-alone, all-flash storage system, which we delivered early 2017 for a customer. It is quite impressive, both in terms of overall performance metrics (IOPS, MB/s, latency) and also in terms of capital …

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How to read storage performance test results

There are multiple web sites offering “Performance benchmarking for your server” or “Benchmark your server” services. Generally, you download their tools, run them and get a performance report, which is supposedly representative of different aspects of your dedicated physical server or VM. They measure CPU, networking and storage performance and assume that overall performance of each of these aspects could …

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IT Infrastructure Trends and Predictions for 2017

25/50/100G Ethernet The new generation of Ethernet NICs and switches is already on the shelves, with both Mellanox and Broadcom offering products on the market. We are now starting to see the first actual deployments, with some delay from our predictions from last year of having this tech widely adopted in 2016. For storage 25 Gbps Ethernet will be especially …

2017 Storage Trends

2017 Storage Trends and Predictions

Storage-class Memory (SCM), NVM previously This was previously known as NVM (the storage media, not to be confused with NVMe/NVMHCI the interface), but the industry seems to have now settled on the term SCM. Having a dissimilar term was the right thing to do. SCM is a new class of storage media. It is faster than (NAND) flash, slower than …