Archive for November, 2008

HTTP/WebDAV Analytics

Mike calls Analytics the killer app of the 7000 series NAS appliances. Indeed, this feature enables administrators to quickly understand what’s happening on their systems in unprecedented depth. Most of the interesting Analytics data comes from DTrace providers built into Solaris. For example, the iSCSI data are gathered by the existing iSCSI provider, which allows [...]

Posted on November 17, 2008 at 10:53 am by dap · Permalink · 2 Comments
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User support for HTTP

In building the 7000 series of NAS appliances, we strove to create a solid storage product that’s revolutionary both in features and price/performance. This process frequently entailed rethinking old problems and finding new solutions that challenge the limitations of previous ones. Bill has a great example in making CIFS (SMB) a first-class data protocol on the [...]

Posted on November 10, 2008 at 8:44 am by dap · Permalink · 4 Comments
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