Virtual Volumes – Explained with Carousels, Horses and Unicorns – in pictures

[Tongue in cheek. There’s no World Cup on today so I made this. Please don’t take this too seriously.] A SAN is like a carousel It provides capacity (just like a carousel) and performance (when the carousel goes around). People ride on static horses bolted to the carousel and try to enjoy the ride. This horse is likeContinue reading “Virtual Volumes – Explained with Carousels, Horses and Unicorns – in pictures”

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”