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 funny story about what a Proliant server and the future Machine have in common
Jun09

A funny story about what a Proliant server and the future Machine have in common

While I was running around at HP Discover in Las Vegas capturing all the exciting new stuff in my interest zone, I saw also the booth of HP Labs… This team is currently busy (and will be for a while) developing The Machine… This is a huge project of exciting new technologies about photonics, memristors and other cool stuff that will be used in the computer of the future. One of the cool technologies you could see at the booth was...

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More flexibility for 3PAR Remote Copy with Asynchronous Streaming
Jun08

More flexibility for 3PAR Remote Copy with Asynchronous Streaming

At HP Discover in Las Vegas were quite some announcements on storage side. An important functionality added was the Remote Copy Async Streaming feature. So far the replication options between multiple 3PAR’s were Synchronous, Asynchronous Periodic and SLD Sync Long Distance for their Disaster Recovery plan. Synchronous is the only choice when the customer wants an RPO of 0. A given requirement was a latency of max 2ms RTT as best...

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Meet the Monster 3PAR: HP launches their next generation 3PAR at HP Discover Las Vegas
Jun02

Meet the Monster 3PAR: HP launches their next generation 3PAR at HP Discover Las Vegas

This week HP announced the next generation of 3PAR storage arrays at HP Discover in Las Vegas. In the current line-up we have the 7000 series midrange and 10000 high-end series. The 7000 series got an update/upgrade last year with the release of the 7×00 systems, which was a hardware upgrade of the controllers (more memory and bigger SSD) for the enablement of the File Persona file services. This time it is the top model...

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Getting ready for HP Discover 2015 in Las Vegas
May15

Getting ready for HP Discover 2015 in Las Vegas

Time to get prepared for HP Discover at the Venetian in Las Vegas. This year I will hang around again for 6 days in Sin City, the city that never sleeps and also the place where all the things that happen over there stay there as well. Every year at the end of the week I felt like I did not have enough time to do all the things I needed to do. That’s why I make myself this little list. My agenda so far: I will arrive on Saturday...

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