Category Archive For: Tech Talk

intel, optane, hardware, data storage

Open-E Recommendations for the Intel® Optane™ P1600X as a Topmost Boot Medium Drive

Having completed a thorough testing regiment, Intel® Optane™ P1600X SSDs have now been certified to work with Open-E JovianDSS, and are strongly recommended as a well-performing boot medium device.  Download ...

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intel optane, 5800, joviandss

Open-E Recommendations for Intel® Optane™ P5800X in Various Data Storage Caching Roles

Three variants of the Intel® Optane™ P5800X have now been certified to work with Open-E JovianDSS: Intel® Optane™ P5800X 400GB Intel® Optane™ P5800X 800GB Intel® Optane™ P5800X 1.6TB Download the ...

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Open-E as storage for virtualization

Tips on Optimizing your Open-E JovianDSS as Storage for Virtualization

Virtualization is the process of creating a simulated (virtual) computer environment that uses physical resources determined in the configuration implementation – that’s the short definition.  The virtualization system and storage ...

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commercial vs opensource

The Differences Between Commercial and Open-Source Products

If there was a battle between commercial software and open-source software, which side would you pick? Let’s start with a brief explanation of the two, starting from open-source software. Open-source ...

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Open-E JovianDSS with Kubernetes support

The Kubernetes platform is currently one of the dynamically implanted technologies on the market. In the previous article, we discussed the difference between managing Kubernetes GKE VS EKS services. A ...

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NAS vs. SAN

Differences between a NAS and a SAN explained

SAN (Storage Area Networks) and NAS (Network-attached Storage) are both network-based storage solutions. These solutions differ but they serve the same purpose – to keep user data safe and accessible. ...

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Kubernetes as a service

Kubernetes as a Service: Comparing EKS vs GKE

Kubernetes (k8s) makes the management and deployment of containers much easier. However, maintaining the platform can be complicated and expensive so many companies opt to use managed Kubernetes services. This ...

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EBS Snapshots

5 Ways EBS Snapshots Can Make Your Life Easier

Amazon holds a bulk of the cloud services market, thanks at least partially, to its significant number of available services. One of these services, Elastic Block Store (EBS), is particularly ...

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Data Integrity and RAIDZ

ZFS Essentials – Data Integrity & RAIDZ

Today we continue the series of articles that aims at presenting the basics of the ZFS. In today’s article we’re further discussing this topic, focusing on the notions of data ...

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Pooled storage

ZFS Essentials – What Is Pooled Storage?

This article is the second part of the ZFS series of articles and this time we would like to focus on the concept of pooled storage and its component parts. ...

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