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Pure Storage Accelerate 2017 Keynote Videos

Pure Storage Accelerate 2017 Keynote Videos

Accelerate 2017 was action packed with a ton of announcements!  Did you miss some of them?  If so, check out the videos below to relive every moment! Day 1 Keynote:  Day 2 Keynote: Flash Futures (NVMe and Beyond): From Big Data to Big Intelligence: Spark […]

Get Ready for Pure Accelerate 2017!

Get Ready for Pure Accelerate 2017!

Hey Everyone!  Looking forward to seeing all of you next week at Pure Storage’s Accelerate 2017.  Expect to see a ton of product announcements, onsite labs, breakout session, sponsor booths, and SNOOP DOGG!!  Holy smokes!  I cannot wait. Click Here to Register Here is a […]

Changing the Customer Experience

Changing the Customer Experience

The customer experience. The most important focal point when building products.  At Pure, we have a maniacal focus on alleviating the challenges customers experience. We started with a super differentiated product, but it didn’t stop there……   The image above is a picture of change.  A change […]

FlashBlade + Spark = 6x Faster Queries

FlashBlade + Spark = 6x Faster Queries

Spark revolutionized large scale data processing.  The value it provides includes: 100x faster than Hadoop MapReduce Enabling applications to be written in Java, Scala, Python, or R Combine SQL, steaming, and complex analytics to be run on the same stack. Run it standalone, on Hadoop and […]

Outside the Box Episode One: Smart Storage Awakens

Outside the Box Episode One: Smart Storage Awakens

Hey!  Check out our new series “Outside the Box!”  Episode 1 – Smart Storage Awakens! Quick Highlights: Smart Storage Introduction:  Everyone wants storage that is Effortless, Efficient, and Evergreen!  Learn how Pure Storage delivers on all of these. Petabyte Scale FlashArray//m:  1.5 PB FlashArray.  512TB RAW […]

Pure Storage Replication Demo (FlashRecover)

Pure Storage Replication Demo (FlashRecover)

Check out the newest addition to the Pure Storage Family!  FlashRecover!  Pure Storage’s new native replication solution!  In traditional Pure Storage fashion, we have changed the game once again…….check out the features: Simple and easy to deploy in minutes Native dedupe and compression over the […]

18 Pure Storage Installs in 1 week!

18 Pure Storage Installs in 1 week!

Recently, I experienced one of the craziest weeks of my professional career!  I was fortunate to install 18 Pure Storage arrays in 1 week!  Seeing how shocked our customers get when they see how truly simple Pure Storage is to install, manage, and configure is […]

Super Simple Pure Storage CLI Demo

Super Simple Pure Storage CLI Demo

Command line tends to be challenging and difficult to use with most storage arrays.  In fact, many storage administrators are scared to utilize it.  BUT with Pure Storage, we took the same simplicity found in our GUI and enabled it in our CLI.  No training […]

Do you like pie?!?  I love pie!!!

Do you like pie?!? I love pie!!!

Users of storage today are getting less and less usable capacity from their storage arrays.  The fact is, without intelligent software such as in-line deduplication and compression, you are always going to get less than 100% usable capacity.  Below is a typical traditional storage solution’s […]

Pure Mystery Series – PART 2:  eMLC vs Consumer MLC

Pure Mystery Series – PART 2: eMLC vs Consumer MLC

Pure Storage Mysteries……Demystified…… Question 2:  “I heard Pure Storage uses 100% consumer cMLC flash devices?  Is that true?” You are correct, our data devices are comprised of 100% consumer based flash devices (cMLC), not enterprise flash devices (eMLC).  Our cMLCs paired with highly intelligent software (built from the […]