Today was the launch of our new
Sun Storage 7000 Family,
the first result of our
The release comes with a large number of formal and informal documents
(over 50 blogs tagged
title="sunstorage7000 entries at Blogs.Sun.Com">SunStorage7000 so far!);
key entry points are the
Fishworks Blog Site,
and the personal blogs of
Also check the introductions by
Master Blog Aggregator.
Mike's summarizes the architectural approach behind the new systems this way:
There are three things that will be at the core of everything we do: a true software architecture for Flash, the Hybrid Storage Pool; users empowered with real-time Analytics so you can finally understand what your box is doing and how to make it better; and an open, industry-standard architecture: open on-disk formats, open protocols, and a compute and i/o architecture with volume economics behind it that doubles in speed and capacity every 12-18 months.
press coverage is very positive.
I believe that despite, or perhaps because of?, the worldwide financial situation, these
systems will have a deep impact in the market;
try it out,
and tell us what you think!