VNX architectural evolution keeps rolling (VNXe 3200 + Project Liberty)

Post by Chad Sakac (thank you)

Last week we announced and today at EMC World demonstrated the next generation VNXe (VNXe 3200).

There’s the tale of the tape (functions, parameters, behaviors – great blog post here, and another from the awesome Jason Nash @Varrow here), but there’s another story.

The VNX is a “Type 1” storage architecture (tightly coupled, clustered – see my “storage architectures” post here).

This “phylum” in the universe of persistence software stacks is the sweet spot for:

  1. “Swiss army knife” behaviors – able to serve many functions all moderately well – in essence, “well rounded”.
  2. Scales down (small) and up (big) extremely well, but doesn’t scale “out” well.

Read on here

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