back to article Fujitsu punts all-flash Eternus box... JUST before NetApp pulls a FASt one

Fujitsu claims you don’t need to buy special all-flash systems for performance, get it from its cheaper all-flash mid-range DX200 array instead. Fujitsu says “in contrast to expensive all-flash arrays based on special architectures, the Fujitsu ETERNUS DX200 S3 uses a high performance standard system architecture, helping to cut …

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Anonymous Coward

More flash than you can shake a stick at

This is an interesting bit of news. Does this imply that Fujitsu is no longer selling Violin gear ?

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/10/26/fujitsu_violin/

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SPC won't certify arrays with Dedupe

which is why Pure, Solidfire and XtremIO don't have SPC results. The data they use is too compressible/dedupible so those systems would report results better than they would deliver with real data.

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Re: SPC won't certify arrays with Dedupe

But it's also quite convenient, means they don't have to reveal their numbers, although much more convincing than EMC's constant excuses....oh wait they can use the above for ExtremeIO wonder if they've even realized :-)

We'll see how willing they all are once SPC provides a dedupe compatible spec.

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Band Aid

Putting SSD's in a HDD architecture is not innovation it's a band aid.

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