V-Max: What’s in a name?

by dave on April 15, 2009


 

Symmetrix V-Max

Yamaha Star Vmax

Hornady V-Max

 
Storage Capacity
Scales to 2 Petabytes
You + Significant other
Storage?!?!
Speeds n’ Feeds
4Gb/s Front-End/Back-End; EFDs for Tier 0 storage
Miles per hour
Feet per Second
Death Quotient
Not unless you drop the rack on yourself (or like the tickle of 208v)
Wear a helmet. The rest is skill
It’s a bullet. What do YOU think? Varmints beware!
Efficiency
The most efficient enterprise array available
27 mpg according to specs.
Depends on the powder behind it along with barrel twist
Optimizations
FAST provisions & automatically tiers YOUR workloads
Lose weight.
More powder, more fun.
Future Growth
Add additional Virtual Engines to scale
What you buy is what you get.
One time use.
Construction
PCBs, Steel, Symmetrix Mojo
Steel, rubber, aluminum, titanium bits
Polymer, Copper, Lead
Innovation
First storage array designed for horizontal & vertical scale in virtualized environments
Barely revised since intro in 1985; new engine for 2009
This is THE bullet to use. Class leader!
Automation
Auto-provisioning, templates &wizards
Manual transmission only
SAO, DAO, Semi/Fully automatic; Bolt-Action
Environmental
50-90F with 20-80% humidity non-condensing
Best above 40F on dry pavement
Anywhere that keeps the powder dry (Artic/Jungle)
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