TLAs or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Three Letter Acronyms

I recall when I first started my previous engagement I was joining a huge global organization through an acquisition and I was constantly being bombarded with acronyms—Three Letter Acronyms (TLAs). I was drinking from the fire hose, confused and struggling to keep up. I imagine some of you out there are having the same challenges… Read more »

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The Storage Format of The Future, Made to Fit Inside Your Backpack

One of the most important things for an organization is to have working backups of all their data. Typically this requires not only taking up extra space in your data center, but it also means getting sign-off for the additional OPEX. Today, we are going to forever change the world of archival data. We have spent the… Read more »

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NVMe Beating Down The Roadblocks to Consolidation

Two significant roadblocks now face any organization attempting to consolidate down to a single primary storage system; workload IO variety and capacity. There used to be three, missing from the list is performance. While performance will always be a concern, the modern all-flash array can deliver the performance that most data centers require. The problem is… Read more »

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A Practical Approach to NVMe

  In 2018, NVMe is coming to a flash system near you. There are two basic methods the various vendors are using to bring NVMe to their customers. Most all-flash vendors are delivering an NVMe-only system, and then retrofitting their systems with NVMe drives and connectivity. There is a second group, a new round of… Read more »

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Make Your Health Engagement and Care Outcome Data Come Alive

Even though the healthcare industry has been slower to adopt cutting-edge technologies, the ability to intelligently store, search and retrieve data of different types and sizes is poised to transform how we keep people safer and healthier as the demand for solutions to lower healthcare costs increase in the coming years. Deriving insights from large… Read more »

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How to Configure CommVault IntelliSnap with Tegile Flash Arrays

As part of our on-going “how-to” series on IntelliFlash OS, I’d like to dive into how Tegile integrates with CommVault and the ease in configuring CommVault IntelliSnap with our flash arrays. If you are used to legacy arrays that require a Ph.D. in array-ology (that’s a thing, yes?) to operate and manage storage arrays, you’ll be… Read more »

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Oracle Validated Configuration with Cisco UCS and Tegile Flash Storage

It’s my pleasure to announce a new Oracle Validated Configuration with Oracle Database 12c Release 1, the Cisco UCS Series-B B200 M4 blade servers and the Tegile IntelliFlash array. This is part of a continued effort to highlight end-to-end interoperability of our all-flash arrays, the Oracle OS, and the Oracle Database stack. Validated configurations go beyond hardware certification… Read more »

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The Whole Is Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

Earlier this year, the UK government released a new Data Protection Bill to replace the Data Protection Act of 1998 (“DPA”) and “bring data protection laws in the UK up to date.” The bill’s primary function will be to bring the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) into domestic law. As governments, communities, organizations, and individuals… Read more »

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Future-Proof Your SAN Investments With a Platform That Supports Cost-Effective Web and Cloud-Scale Deployments

Tegile, a Western Digital brand welcomes Cisco’s 32G Storage Area Network FC Switch for high bandwidth, scalable, and reliable solution to manage storage environments efficiently. This new switch, combined with the flexibility of Tegile’s all-flash platform, serves hyper-scale virtualized environments, high performance workloads, and in the near future FC-NVMe workloads will also be supported. Tegile… Read more »

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Tegile Drives Oracle @ the Speed of Memory

VMworld 2017 was full of opportunities to connect with customers and collaborate with partners, amid all the excitement of announcements and acquisitions. It was also an occasion for Tegile and Oracle to stand together in the spotlight to highlight some astounding performance. At the show, Tegile announced a new Oracle Database 12c benchmark result of… Read more »

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