HDP - Response to Marc Farley

Below are some notes to the above videos (especially for those in quiet offices who can’t watch the video yet).   I posted the video in response to Marc Farleys recent video and comments on Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, as well as other comments that have been made in blogs and on twitter etc….. All of these comments have been slating HDP for being chubby and the likes. Hopefully this post and the video will help set the record straight.   The 42MB page   On the topic of HDP being chubby. While I…

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HDP - Response to Marc Farley

Below are some notes to the above videos (especially for those in quiet offices who can’t watch the video yet).   I posted the video in response to Marc Farleys recent video and comments on Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, as well as other comments that have been made in blogs and on twitter etc….. All of these comments have been slating HDP for being chubby and the likes. Hopefully this post and the video will help set the record straight.   The 42MB page   On the topic of HDP being chubby. While I…

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Dynamic Provisioning: No mouldy beans for me thanks!

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Dynamic Provisioning: No mouldy beans for me thanks!

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The Full "Extent" of Dynamic Provisioning

Recently Hitachi added Zero Page Reclaim functionality to its Dynamic Provisioning (DP) on the USP V.  This feature is one from a fairly long list of enhancements on most peoples DP wish list.  Other improvements are hopefully in the pipeline.  In this post I'm going to talk about Zero Page Reclaim as well as a possible interesting shift towards the "extent" as basic unit of the entire array...... Dynamic Provisioning 101 (I'll keep this bit short) When I talk about dynamic provisioning (DP) I am also referring to Thin Provisioning.......... Under…

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The Full "Extent" of Dynamic Provisioning

Recently Hitachi added Zero Page Reclaim functionality to its Dynamic Provisioning (DP) on the USP V.  This feature is one from a fairly long list of enhancements on most peoples DP wish list.  Other improvements are hopefully in the pipeline.  In this post I'm going to talk about Zero Page Reclaim as well as a possible interesting shift towards the "extent" as basic unit of the entire array...... Dynamic Provisioning 101 (I'll keep this bit short) When I talk about dynamic provisioning (DP) I am also referring to Thin Provisioning.......... Under…

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