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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 […]

Adding Simplicity and Integrity to the Most Popular HPC File System

February 24th, 2015 by Jacob Balser

WARP Mechanics has simplified Lustre deployment into a turnkey, scalable storage appliance, while retaining the flexibility of a customized solution. The WARP 41000 series of appliances simplify HPC storage while adding important enterprise features.

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WDS-8484 high performance SAS JBOD

February 24th, 2015 by Josh Judd

WARP Mechanics is pleased to announce general availability of the WDS-8484 JBOD: a native 12Gbps SAS  solution for high performance computing primary storage systems. This system can deliver over 5 PB of raw capacity per standard data center rack. It is ideally suited for high density environments which require high performance and high availability as […]

ORNL selects WARP for CERN project

February 16th, 2015 by Josh Judd

Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) is the top ranked super computing site in the USA. They have a contract to process data related to the CERN ALICE project. Given the high profiles of ORNL and CERN (a.k.a. “the Higgs Boson” guys), it was quite a compliment when they selected WARP Mechanics to provide the peta-scale […]

WDS-8496 super high density SATA JBOD

January 24th, 2015 by admin

WARP Mechanics is pleased to announce general availability of the WDS-8496 JBOD: the highest density storage system on the market today. This system can deliver over 5 PB of raw capacity per standard data center rack, at a shocking price point. It uses SATA drives internally for low cost, but has SAS expanders and 12Gbps […]