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Forget endless manuals. The Syneto Academy is here!

What if learning to use your storage array could be completely different? For decades, mastering the use of powerful technologies, like data storage arrays, has been a hard and complicated process. It’s time to say goodbye to the dark-ages of reading endless manuals and complex, time consuming searches which never really deliver the information you need. Because we were facing the same problems, we understand how precious your time is. …

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Storage Performance Analytics: the New Storage OS 2.16

Cutting straight to the chase, Syneto Storage OS 2.16 will give you complete and transparent access to your storage’s performance information with a wide range of customisable storage performance analytics. This will always “keep you in the know” regarding what your data is doing on the array and allow you to optimise as needed. There are also many new smaller features and fixes for Storage OS‘s Server Virtualization, High Availability and VMware …

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Questions about VDI or Private Cloud deployments?

Gain knowledge on how to achieve your storage goals by seeing how the University of Milan easily deployed a VDI storage as well as a Private Cloud solution, both based on Syneto Storage. VDI Case Study Learn how you can use a Syneto Extreme Series storage, which reaches 250.000 IOPS, to deploy hundreds of virtual machines with instant provisioning and scalability. VDI Case Study Private Cloud Case Study See how …

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ITAKE vs. DevTalks – Two Conferences Side-by-Side

Separated by only a couple of weeks, two software conferences took place in Bucharest at the end of spring 2014: ITAKE Unconference at its 2nd edition and DevTalks at its first. Both conferences pretended to focus on software development and both were oriented toward people writing software on day to day basis.I had the pleasure of speaking at both conferences, and though my speeches were very different, I can compare the two events from …

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A dive into filesystems – ZFS – part 1

I’m starting a series of posts about ZFS. I will try to provide as much as possible architectural diagrams and code examples. The series is for people wanting to learn more about general filesystem architecture, especially about ZFS (OpenZFS). I will restrict myself for now to the implementation and architecture on Illumos, the open source fork of OpenSolaris. Let’s start with the higher level abstraction, the Virtual File System. Like …

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