OneView 2.0 announced at HP Discover Las Vegas
Jun10

OneView 2.0 announced at HP Discover Las Vegas

Besides all the storage announcements at HP Discover, I was also very interested in the OneView news. The current release 1.20 was a big step forward introducing the new ‘free’ monitoring version and some other cool stuff, I was curious about what would be next… Well actually it was worth waiting…  So what was announced: Server profile templates Server profile templates provide a new powerful way to update and maintain your existing...

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3PAR 3.2.2 software update overview
Jun09

3PAR 3.2.2 software update overview

At HP Discover in Las Vegas there was not only the announcement of the 3PAR 20000 hardware based on the Gen5 ASIC, there were also quite some software announcements on the 3PAR platform as well. An overview below: Persistent Checksum With Persistent Checksum, HP can now deliver end-to-end data protection based on industry standards based on T10 DIF (Data Integrity Field) This solution is completely agentless and application agnostic...

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A closer look at the HP 3PAR announcements made at HP Discover Las Vegas: Deduplication and SSD news
Jun25

A closer look at the HP 3PAR announcements made at HP Discover Las Vegas: Deduplication and SSD news

This year HP made some cool announcements again on the 3PAR storage platform in Las Vegas. The 2 most important ones were the new 1,92TB SSD and hardware deduplication. The result of these 2 updates is that HP can deliver the performance of SSD storage for the (street) price of 15k SAS drives: around 2$/GB. Thanks to the several features and software updates in the last year, HP made it possible to lower the all-flash storage by 85%....

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HP Discover 2014 Las Vegas wrap-up
Jun19

HP Discover 2014 Las Vegas wrap-up

Here is my wrap-up of the HP Discover 2014 event in Las Vegas. I was invited again this year by HP ExpertOne to be a trainer for the new Building Server Solutions class, to prepare my students (from almost everywhere in the world) to pass the HP0-S40 exam… Got great feedback, and a lot of positive exam results… Great job!      Since I was in Vegas my good friend @HPStorageGuy aka Calvin Zito (blog) invited me to join the HP...

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A closer look at the HP 3PAR announcements made at HP Discover Barcelona
Dec20

A closer look at the HP 3PAR announcements made at HP Discover Barcelona

HP Discover gave us this year again a lot of exciting news and announcements of new products. In the future I will post several ‘Closer look’ posts where I will dive deeper into these new features. First one to start with are the announcements made on the HP 3PAR StoreServ platform. 900K IOPS At HP Discover in June (Las Vegas), HP announced the 7450 full-flash array. Enterprise storage features with Flash performance. The IOPS were...

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