In this episode, Chris discusses the latest announcements from Infinidat with CMO Eric Herzog, including a cloud version of the Infinidat platform and new cyber detection capabilities.
Storage Unpacked 246 – The Next Era of Serverless Technology with Matt Butcher from Fermyon
In this episode, Chris has a wide-ranging conversation with Fermyon co-founder and CEO, Matt Butcher. The main essence of the discussion is to look at serverless technologies and how storage features are integrated into that ecosystem.
Storage Unpacked 245 – Design Strategies for 300TB Flash Drives with Shawn Rosemarin from Pure Storage (Sponsored)
In this episode, Chris talks to Shawn Rosemarin (VP, R&D, Customer Engineering) from Pure Storage about the evolution towards 300TB direct flash modules, the custom-designed SSDs used in FlashArray and FlashBlade.
Storage Unpacked 244 – Unpacking GreenLake for File Storage with HPE and VAST Data (Sponsored)
In this episode, Chris catches up with Omer Asad (SVP & GM) from HPE and Phil Manez (Director of Channel Sales) from VAST Data to discuss the recent announcement of HPE GreenLake for File Storage, powered by VAST Data’s Universal Storage platform.
Storage Unpacked 243 – Introducing FlashBlade//E (Sponsored)
In this episode, Chris chats to Pure Storage International CTO, Alex McMullan, about the announcement of FlashBlade//E.
Storage Unpacked 242 – The Filecoin Decentralised Storage Network
In this episode, Chris chats to Matt Hamilton, Developer Advocate at Protocol Labs about the Filecoin decentralised storage network.
Storage Unpacked 241 – Kubernetes Database Performance Testing and Container Native Storage
In this podcast episode, Chris reviews the results from a recent project with Ondat, which examines the relative efficiency of container-native storage solutions running common database platforms on Kubernetes.
Storage Unpacked 240 – Predicting the HDD to SSD Transition Timeline
In this episode, Chris is joined by Phison CTO Sebastien Jean to discuss the transition from HDD to SSD. As pricing for the two media types comes close to reaching parity, this conversation looks at how the two media are evolving and how NAND flash SSDs are set to become the de facto choice for the enterprise data centre. The transition to an all-flash data centre has been predicted for some time, however end game could be on the horizon as soon as 2025 or 2026. The Phison blog discussed by Sebastien can be found …
#239 – Unpacking the details of PCI Express 7.0 with Al Yanes
The PCI-SIG recently announced the next generation of PCI Express – 7.0 – will be released in 2025. We’ve only just heard about PCIe 6.0 (see this recent podcast), so it’s interesting to see that the working group is already committed to extending the performance and capabilities of PCIe further into the future. Chris caught up with Al Yanes (President and Chairperson of PCI-SIG) earlier this year at Flash Memory Summit to get an update. This podcast was recorded after the event and goes into the detail about the improvements. The timeline for PCI Express …
#238 – SAS 24GB+ Updates with Rick Kutcipal
Once again Chris is joined by Rick Kutcipal, board member with the SCSI Trade Association. It’s been four years since episode #74 when Rick provided an update on SAS 24Gb. This time, Rick has details of new features in 24Gb+. What does the “plus” mean in this context? While the bus speed may not be increasing, new features (+) are continually being added to the SAS protocol, hence the additional designation. In this episode, Rick discusses some interesting enhancements to drive management, mainly driven by the demands of hyper-scalers. These include Command Duration Limits, Format …