We performed a comparison between Huawei OceanStor Dorado and Violin System 7000 Series based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two All-Flash Storage Arrays solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"This is a stable product that we can use for DR in production."
"The most valuable features are the five chips architecture and the purpose-built NVMe hard disk drive. Additionally, the IOPS feature is good."
"We can use Huawei OceanStor Dorado capacity storage for many different purposes."
"Most of the features which all enterprises storages solutions have are available in Huawei OceanStor Dorado."
"The initial setup is very straightforward."
"There are plenty of features available in this solution."
"The installation and management are very easy."
"The most valuable feature of this solution is the overall simplicity."
"This is an all-flash storage array. It is the best solution for large batch processing. There are some customer databases that have tens of millions of records in one large database. That's where VIOLIN performs the best. VIOLIN stands out for million of IOPS with ultra-low latency. VIOLIN can provide about two million IOPS in a 3U unit. We have a latency of less than one millisecond."
"The user interface of Huawei OceanStor Dorado could be more user-friendly. Other solutions, such as EMC, have a better user interface."
"The product could always be faster."
"Huawei OceanStor Dorado could improve by having a multi-tier cloud option and additional protocols"
"This solution can improve by providing easier migrations and better Metro features."
"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."
"I would really like to see Heterogeneous Storage Virtualization in a future release."
"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."
"If they implement a backup solution directly into the OceanStor then it will be a valuable feature."
"Its overall usability can be improved. It takes some time to know small things here and there to make sure it is working properly."
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.
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Huawei OceanStor Dorado is ranked 15th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 10 reviews while Violin System 7000 Series is ranked 26th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 1 review. Huawei OceanStor Dorado is rated 8.2, while Violin System 7000 Series is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Huawei OceanStor Dorado writes "Highly expandable, plenty of features, and good support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Violin System 7000 Series writes "Best for large batch processing and stands out for million of IOPS and ultra-low latency". Huawei OceanStor Dorado is most compared with Dell PowerStore, Huawei OceanStor, IBM FlashSystem, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS) and Pure Storage FlashArray, whereas Violin System 7000 Series is most compared with .
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