and this followup post
Even though they point out some possible flaws for equallogic are actually quite comforting in that they bring things down to earth.
What I take from the posts are
- Install is dead simple (I get this from everyone and everywhere)
- Performance is good
- Takes virtually no time to administer.
- Added improved replication, RAID 6, and thin provisioning.
- Reliability - ZERO service issues from 4 storage arrays. Compared to EMC which had multiple
This is a place that I think LeftHand is ahead, you don't have to preallocate space for the snapshots instead they are thin provisioned.
At the end of the post he says that come next year he is not sure if he will stick with Equallogic, so he is definitely looking for something else.
It is nice to see a post from an Equallogic person at least trying to address his concerns.