Welcome to the age of craft infrastructure.

Welcome to the age of craft infrastructure.

When I was a college student, there were two or three major breweries in Canada.  All their beer tasted the same, but we (as Canadians) took comfort in the fact that at least it had something along the lines of…

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Boot storm results from High-Performance VDI power user desktops

Boot storm results from High-Performance VDI power user desktops

One of our customers recently shared the performance data for their Virtual Desktop environment with us and we are excited to share the results. We hope this will help give a better insight into how Coho storage handles a real-world VDI…

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Four things Customers Teach You (Supporting Storage)

Four things Customers Teach You (Supporting Storage)

All the Pieces Matter I like puzzles. I’m the type of person who, when presented with a challenge, tries to make sure all the pieces fit. The challenge of high-level customer support is that we don’t usually see the picture…

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How to benchmark your scale-out storage

Keys to benchmarking your scale-out storage

Why even bother benchmarking your storage? The first step in determining what kind of benchmark software that should be used has more to do with understanding Why you are doing a benchmark and what you want out of it. There…

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Engineering for Change

Engineering for Change

There’s this Spoon song that I really like, called “The Underdog.”  It’s a simple, catchy tune, and, to my listening at least, it talks about the challenges of a small independent band struggling with the realities of working with the…

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Journey of a Storage Admin Part 2:  Scaling from TB to PB and the advent of Virtualization.

Journey of a Storage Admin Part 2: Scaling from TB to PB and the advent of Virtualization.

As I mentioned in my previous post,  I was looking for a scale out storage solution to solve some of the studio’s pain points. But before I could, ESC closed its doors. When one door closes, another opens As wayward…

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