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April 27, 2007


Chuck Hollis

I guess I wasn't the only one who found a few bones to pick with Jay's comments.

Check out Storagezilla:


(BTW, good article, Beth!)

thanks! :-)

Chris M Evans

Netapp must be smokin' something to think they can compare their vFiler with TagmaStore. I did a design job (for a company who will remain nameless, but they know who they are) and Netapp *refused* to sell us their own vfiler solution as they couldn't guarantee performance (I was happy I could guarantee the disk performance as it was USP). Perhaps there was a commercial deal in it too - I imagine Netapp make quite a margin on their disks and disk shelves.

Chuck Hollis

Hi Chris

All marketing spin aside, the vFiler architecture and the Tagma architecture are two very different beasts. I kind of choked when Jay made the comparison.

Glad to see I wasn't the only one!

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Chuck Hollis

  • Chuck Hollis
    SVP, Oracle Converged Infrastructure Systems

    Chuck now works for Oracle, and is now deeply embroiled in IT infrastructure.

    Previously, he was with VMware for 2 years, and EMC for 18 years before that, most of them great.

    He enjoys speaking to customer and industry audiences about a variety of technology topics, and -- of course -- enjoys blogging.

    Chuck lives in Vero Beach, FL with his wife and four dogs when he's not traveling. In his spare time, Chuck is working on his second career as an aging rock musician.

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