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ZFS Tuning: ZIL / SLOG

September 10th, 2016 by Josh Judd

A Note from the CTO: This series of articles provides technical tips on how to construct, tune, and manage ZFS storage systems. WARP Mechanics offers a wide range of commercially-supported Enterprise-class ZFS appliances. These have already been set up and tuned optimally at the factory. Therefore it is rarely necessary for WARP customers to get […]

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ZFS Tuning: L2ARC

July 5th, 2016 by Josh Judd

A Note from the CTO: This series of articles provides technical tips on how to construct, tune, and manage ZFS storage systems. WARP Mechanics offers a wide range of commercially-supported Enterprise-class ZFS appliances. These have already been set up and tuned optimally at the factory. Therefore it is rarely necessary for WARP customers to get […]

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WDS-7224 high IOPS JBOF

July 1st, 2016 by admin

WARP Mechanics is pleased to announce general availability of the WDS-7224 JBOF: a native 12Gbps SAS  pure SSD solution for the highest performance storage systems. A “just a bunch of flash” device (JBOF) is similar to a “just a bunch of disks” enclosure… except optimized for 100% SSD workloads. This system can deliver about 4 […]

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WDS-9460 high performance SAS JBOD

April 4th, 2016 by admin

WARP Mechanics is pleased to announce general availability of the WDS-9460 JBOD: a native 12Gbps SAS  solution for high performance computing primary storage systems. This system can deliver 6 PB of raw capacity per standard data center rack. It is ideally suited for high density environments which require high performance, reliability, and availability. For more […]

WDS-2490 high density JBOD

March 30th, 2016 by admin

WARP Mechanics is pleased to announce general availability of the WDS-2490 JBOD: a native 12Gbps SAS  solution for the highest density storage systems. This system can deliver over 7 PB of raw capacity per standard data center rack. It is ideally suited for high density environments which require high performance, reliability, and availability. For more […]

ZFS Tuning: ARC

March 30th, 2016 by Josh Judd

A Note from the CTO: This series of articles provides technical tips on how to construct, tune, and manage ZFS storage systems. WARP Mechanics offers a wide range of commercially-supported Enterprise-class ZFS appliances. These have already been set up and tuned optimally at the factory. Therefore it is rarely necessary for WARP customers to get […]

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Lustre User Group 2016 — Portland

March 15th, 2016 by admin

WARP Mechanics is proud to be a gold-level sponsor of LUG 2016. Our CTO, Josh Judd, will be presenting a technical session on April 5th: An update on his well-received Lustre Security talk from the DoD seminar earlier this year. We will also have a booth to showcase our latest technology, including a just-released next generation […]

ZFS Tuning: Overview

January 5th, 2016 by Josh Judd

A Note from the CTO: This series of articles provides technical tips on how to construct, tune, and manage ZFS storage systems. WARP Mechanics offers a wide range of commercially-supported Enterprise-class ZFS appliances. These have already been set up and tuned optimally at the factory. Therefore it is rarely necessary for WARP customers to get […]

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Demystifying: Open vs. Proprietary Storage Software

August 16th, 2015 by Josh Judd

BLOG: By WARP Mechanics’ CTO. This is a bit long winded. I’m trying to cover a wide range of industry FUD and misconceptions. If you’re looking for a specific FUD response, feel free to word-search down. 🙂 That said, if you’re a customer or storage architect looking at go-forward storage strategies, the full article is […]