EMC VNX – RAID groups vs Storage Pools

EMC VNX – RAID groups vs Storage Pools With EMC training I have learnt some general guidelines, that should be followed to optimize and enable good performance on a VNX Unified storage system. Drive types When you chose a specific drive type, you should base your choice upon the expected workload. FLASH – Extreme Performance Tier – great for extreme performance. SAS – Performance Tier – perfect for general performance. Usually 10k RPM or 15k RPM. NL-SAS – Capacity Tier – most cos...
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EMC VNX FAST VP Definition

EMC VNX FAST VP Definition FAST VP stands for Fully Automated Storage Tiering for Virtual Pools. It’s a very smart solution for dynamically matching storage requirements with changes in the frequency of data access. FAST VP segregates disk drives into three categories (already explained in EMC VNX – RAID groups vs Storage Pools) called tiers: Extreme Performance Tier – Flash drives Performance Tier – 15k and 10k SAS drives Capacity Tier – Near-line SAS drives (that can be up to 4TB i...
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EMC VNX8000

EMC VNX8000 The next-generation unified storage platform delivers industry-leading innovation and enterprise capabilities for file, block, and object storage in a scalable, easy-to-use solution.  The VNX8000 combines powerful and flexible hardware with advanced efficiency, management, and protection making it ideal for mixed workloads in physical or virtualized environments. VNX 8000 Key features: Powerful: Flash-optimized hybrid design with MCx (multicore optimization) de...
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EMC VNX5600

EMC VNX5600 The next-generation unified storage platform delivers industry-leading innovation and enterprise capabilities for file, block, and object storage in a scalable, easy-to-use solution.  The VNX5600 combines powerful and flexible hardware with advanced efficiency, management, and protection making it ideal for mixed workloads in physical or virtualized environments. VNX 5600 Key features: Powerful: Flash-optimized hybrid design with MCx (multicore optimization) deli...
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