IBM Spectrum Scale Questions

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about IBM Spectrum Scale?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with IBM Spectrum Scale.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering IBM Spectrum Scale, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about IBM Spectrum Scale?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with IBM Spectrum Scale.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering IBM Spectrum Scale, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Software Defined Storage (SDS) Questions
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What should a storage vendor implement to support them? 

What should a customer be aware of?

Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
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TjeerdSaijoen - PeerSpot reviewer
TjeerdSaijoenStorage requirements are depending on several factors.  For example, the… more »
2 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What are the pros and cons of SDS? What should businesses take into consideration before opting for an SDS solution? 

Christian Baldauf - PeerSpot reviewer
Christian BaldaufSDS is very flexible and can be adapted to the most diverse requirements. Many… more »
Mahmood - PeerSpot reviewer
MahmoodSoftware-Defined Storage (SDS) enables us to utilize commodity x86 servers as… more »
2 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What sort of design considerations should be kept in mind when implementing a SDS solution? What are some possible pitfalls for other storage professionals to be aware of and how can they be avoided?

Dan Reynolds - PeerSpot reviewer
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Jiten Kamothi - PeerSpot reviewer
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3 Answers
AmitMehta - PeerSpot reviewer
AmitMehta
‎Senior IT Manager with 1,001-5,000 employees

Which is better in terms of functionality and management? 

it_user690177 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user690177I been using VMware for long time and they have a very robust product that for… more »
it_user588936 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user588936Please see response below from Shane Hill, PMP Arrow SI Practice Manager, Data… more »
Jeffrey - PeerSpot reviewer
JeffreyThat depends on many factors and understanding where HCI is going today. The… more »
40 Answers
it_user567420 - PeerSpot reviewer
CX & Product Strategy at a tech services company

I wanted to see if anybody had any opinions on why Nutanix is gaining such ground on VMware? 

Is it because of their interoperability, support transparency or relationship with their partners? 

Eager to hear your thoughts.

it_user503097 - PeerSpot reviewer
User
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Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
PeerSpot
Nov 14 2022

Hi peers,

Let the community know what you think. Share your professional opinions!

Matt Baltz - PeerSpot reviewer
Matt BaltzRather than evaluating based solely on feature set, make sure the SDS platform… more »
Lawrence Tse - PeerSpot reviewer
Lawrence TseSustainable performance (practical delivered IOPS vs per calculated IOPS… more »
it_user896499 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user896499Do a careful POC and make very very sure the solution does not corrupt data when… more »
20 Answers