I first posted this as a comment on http://www.gotitsolutions.org but this is its rightful place.
Having deployed what was, at the time, the largest VTL in the world, and subsequently numerous other VTL and ATA Solutions, I think I can offer a somewhat different perspective:
Continue reading “Do you need a VTL or not?”
Edited: I just realized I must have used different postmark settings for vista and XP. Do NOT use the following numbers to compare Vista to XP performance.
Continue reading “On windows filesystem tuning and funky cache mechanisms”
My name is Dimitris Krekoukias.
This blog used to be on another server, I moved it here – hopefully this hosting facility will be more stable.
I resemble a silverback gorila more than a monkey (man-pelt and all), and could probably wrestle one (and have a fair chance of winning).
I have extensive experience in the storage, performance, backup and recovery arena, and indeed know far more about certain products than I (or, indeed, the respective vendors) would like to.
Hopefully everyone will find this blog stimulating, controversial and, at times, annoying – in which case, tough.