The 20+ year old array architectures that are served up, day-in day-out, by the traditional vendors are struggling to cope with todays I/O demands. How they will cope with tomorrow’s is anyone’s guess. Looking to plug the hole and steal their business is an increasing crop of solid-state array vendors. Yet they’re all going about it entirely differently. This panel will get to the bottom of how to design great SSD arrays and why they’re architected like that.
Moderator: Nigel Poulton, InfoSmack Podcast, NigelPoulton.com
- Umesh Maheshwari, Nimble Storage
- Tom Isakovich, Nimbus Data
- Dave Wright, SolidFire
- Narayan Venkat, Violin Memory