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The road to all-flash (Part 3)

The road to all-flash (Part 3)

By Daniel Pehush and Gunter Zink The Mission - Caution, bumps ahead Picking up from our previous blog post, with the performance squared away, the next important piece was selecting the vendor(s) for our storage devices.   With most of the vendors we spoke with Qumulo...

LEDs and storage performance

LEDs and storage performance

Today I’m going to talk about blinking red and green lights and how they led us on a lengthy performance investigation that ended deep inside the PCI Express drivers in the Linux kernel. (Also, if you haven’t already seen it, check out the second part of the Road to...

Using Lambda functions with Qumulo (Part 1)

Using Lambda functions with Qumulo (Part 1)

Qumulo’s API opens up possibilities for making your file system work for you. In the public cloud, microservices make it easy to take advantage of the Qumulo API to integrate with other tools. These services are quick to deploy and easy to manage. This is the first...

The road to all-flash (Part 2)

The road to all-flash (Part 2)

By Daniel Pehush and Gunter Zink The mission: The engine we chose In our last post in this series, we talked about how our team set out to build the highest bandwidth, all-flash node possible using off-the-shelf components. There were several things to consider once...

The road to all-flash (Part 1)

The road to all-flash (Part 1)

By Daniel Pehush and Gunter Zink The mission : Early beginnings A long, long time ago, on a chilly, dreary, afternoon in late fall of 2016, Jason Sturgeon, our hardware product owner here at Qumulo, conveyed to the hardware engineering team that our current and...

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