Non-disruptive upgrades to Pure Storage array are liberating

I’m a happy Pure Storage customer. Yesterday, they released a press release that featured some of my opinions about their all-flash storage array. Healthcare Providers Tap All-Flash from Pure Storage to be More Innovative and Enhance Care Experience “Performing a non-disruptive upgrade of our Pure Storage flash array on a Tuesday morning was liberating,” said […]

Pure Storage Proactive Support and its Flash Fairy

If PS is an abbreviation for Pure Storage, PSPS should be what they call Pure Storage Proactive Support. In the past two months, the Pure Storage customer support team has proactively opened three cases on our behalf in an effort to help us reduce risk, improve performance, and get the most out of my employer’s […]

Pure Storage Evolve Highlights Video

In 2013, I was fortunate to be a guest speaker at Pure Storage‘s first EVOLVE conference. I had a great time talking about how their solid state storage dramatically improved my employer’s infrastructure in terms of stability and performance. EVOLVE 2014 is in the works, and will again take place immediately after VMworld 2014. It […]

Pure Storage and Round Robin

Yesterday, Pure Storage support and I performed a non-disruptive upgrade of the operating system (called Purity) that runs the controllers for our solid state SAN (storage area network). Prior to the upgrade, Pure Storage support wanted to confirm that all of our LUNs were configured to use Round Robin. Specifically, their “VMware ESXi 5.1 Best […]