Tag: compression

What does an installation of flash storage look like?

When Mary Lanning Healthcare takes care of patients, they mean their records, too. To store medical records and keep business applications running at top performance, Mary Lanning Healthcare relies on flash storage arrays from Tegile. Growth means need for more storage Exponential growth at this healthcare provider caused the need for more storage. Over the… Read more »

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Letting the Doughnuts Speak

I saw a presentation here showing some of the dashboards from customer arrays and decided to turn it into a little montage with a soundtrack. These are real data reduction scenarios from customer arrays under a variety of workloads including VMware servers, SQL Server, VDI and backup. The data reduction achieved is shown as a… Read more »

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Tegile ranks first in DCIG Hybrid Buyer’s Guide

Most of us who work at Tegile were not the coolest kids on the block. We were nerds. We didn’t sit at the cool kids’ table at lunch. We were building robots and doing homework. We didn’t get invited to cool parties. And we didn’t wear cool sneakers. We are proud to report that since… Read more »

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Compress First or Hashing First

All modern storage filers/arrays deploy various data reductions mechanisms. Compression and deduplication play dominant roles in achieving that objective. Inline deduplication, which first gained wide use in backup and archival storage, has become one of the prominent techniques of data reduction on primary storage as well. On primary storage systems, fixed-block deduplication is more prevalent… Read more »

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