Deduplication – By the Numbers

Atlantis HyperScale appliances come with effective capacities of 12TB, 24TB and 48TB depending on the model that is deployed. These capacities are what we refer to as effective capacity, i.e., the available capacity after in-line de-duplication that occurs when data is stored onto HyperScale Volumes. HyperScale Volumes always de-duplicate data first before writing data downContinue reading “Deduplication – By the Numbers”

Introducing Atlantis HyperScale

What is it? A hyper-converged appliance running pre-installed USX software on either XenServer or VMware vSphere and on the hardware of your choice – Lenovo, HP, SuperMicro and Cisco. How is it installed? HyperScale comes pre-installed by Atlantis Channel Partners. HyperScale runs exactly the same software as USX, however HyperScale is installed automatically from USBContinue reading “Introducing Atlantis HyperScale”

USX 2.1 Whats New?

USX 2.1 is now available and has some minor improvements over previous versions. There are some major milestones and some minor improvements that are part of this release. Major milestones: VMware support for USX on the VMware HCL, the VMware KB is in this link. VMware support for Atlantis NAS VAAI Plugin, the VMware Compatibility Guide forContinue reading “USX 2.1 Whats New?”

Coming to VMworld US? Get yourself a VVOL compliant all software storage array

This article details all of my and Atlantis’ activities at VMworld US. Read more to get an introduction of what we will be doing and announcing and a sneak peek at our upcoming technology roadmap that solves some of the major business issues concerning performance, capacity and availability today. It is indeed going to beContinue reading “Coming to VMworld US? Get yourself a VVOL compliant all software storage array”

Is Atlantis USX the future of Software Defined Storage?

Originally posted on StorageSwiss.com – The Home of Storage Switzerland:
Software Defined Storage (SDS) has certainly caught the attention of IT planners looking to reduce the cost of storage by liberating them from traditional storage hardware lock-in. As SDS evolves the promise of lower storage CAPEX, increased deployment and architecture flexibility, paired with lower…

Atlantis USX Data Services with Hyper-Converged Architecture – Web Scale, Virtual Volumes & In-line Deduplication

Atlantis USX has some very cool technology which I’ve had the pleasure to ‘play’ with over the past few weeks. In these series of posts I’ll attempt to cover the various technologies within the Atlantis USX stack. The key technologies in the Atlantis USX In-Memory Data Services are: Inline IO and Data de-duplication Content awareContinue reading “Atlantis USX Data Services with Hyper-Converged Architecture – Web Scale, Virtual Volumes & In-line Deduplication”

Accelerating SDDC at Atlantis Computing

Sometimes an opportunity comes along that is just too damn exciting to pass. This is a short post on my latest move to Atlantis Computing from Canopy Cloud. My new role is primarily with the USX team to help drive the adoption of USX into large Enterprises and Service Providers. USX is Atlantis Computing’s newestContinue reading “Accelerating SDDC at Atlantis Computing”