"The installation and management are very easy."
"The solution is scalable."
"We can use Huawei OceanStor Dorado capacity storage for many different purposes."
"There are plenty of features available in this solution."
"The initial setup is very straightforward."
"This is a stable product that we can use for DR in production."
"The majority of our customers find this solution simple to use."
"The most valuable features are the five chips architecture and the purpose-built NVMe hard disk drive. Additionally, the IOPS feature is good."
"The most valuable features of this solution are the rewrite speed and the nonstop services."
"It's very easy-to-use."
"It is very easy to use, and it is very fast."
"The most valuable features are the Metro clustering, and disaster recovery."
"It performs well and it is also very fast."
"The snapshots, replication, and the ability to have immutable blades are the most valuable features. You're putting data snapshots out in those blades, and they cannot be touched. Its performance is great."
"The main feature I have found to be product replication."
"The initial setup is pretty quick."
"Huawei OceanStor Dorado could improve by having a multi-tier cloud option and additional protocols"
"The data compression and deduplication ratio of Huawei OceanStor Dorado is not as good as other solutions, such as EMC and Pure Storage. It is important when looking at capacity effectiveness."
"The user interface of Huawei OceanStor Dorado could be more user-friendly. Other solutions, such as EMC, have a better user interface."
"There are some limitations to this product because they do not have unified storage."
"It should have easy connectivity with the AIX, however, I've found that with AIX, it has some issues and due to this, we need to remove the exact fiber card sometimes and then plug it in again so that it can connect with the AIX systems."
"The product could always be faster."
"Huawei OceanStor Dorado could improve the integration, there have been some compatibility issues with some operating system functions."
"If they implement a backup solution directly into the OceanStor then it will be a valuable feature."
"There is some room for new features related to authentication and integration with Kubernetes, and other solution using S3 Bucket."
"It usually comes down to just what you hit and the value you're getting when you spend the money and license the products. I would always go, "If you want to make things better, lower your price and make your licensing simpler." There's always an opportunity around that."
"I would like to see the licensing fees improved as well as the price per terabytes."
"The solution is expensive."
"The feature that we're waiting on is better integration with the cell services."
"I want efficiency. FlashBlade doesn't have efficiency now."
"Compared to, for example, Hitachi NAS, the solution is not mature at all. It's just in its infancy as far as technology goes."
"It would be beneficial if the layer could support the S3 protocol and be container ready in the next release."
Huawei's OceanStor Dorado V3 all-flash storage is the ideal choice for enterprises' mission-critical business. It is the industry's first commercial use of NVMe all-flash storage, and it delivers high-performing, reliable, and efficient storage services.
FlashBlade is the industry’s most advanced scale-out storage for unstructured data, powered by a modern, massively parallel architecture to consolidate complex data silos (like backup appliances and data lakes) and accelerate tomorrow’s discoveries and insights.
Huawei OceanStor Dorado is ranked 14th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 11 reviews while Pure Storage FlashBlade is ranked 10th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 10 reviews. Huawei OceanStor Dorado is rated 8.2, while Pure Storage FlashBlade is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Huawei OceanStor Dorado writes "Highly expandable, plenty of features, and good support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pure Storage FlashBlade writes "Immutable snapshots, great performance, and simple and easy replication". Huawei OceanStor Dorado is most compared with Dell PowerStore, Huawei OceanStor, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), Pure Storage FlashArray and IBM FlashSystem, whereas Pure Storage FlashBlade is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, Qumulo, MinIO, Red Hat Ceph Storage and NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS). See our Huawei OceanStor Dorado vs. Pure Storage FlashBlade report.
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