Monday 4 July 2016

DataCore drops performance bombshell; Benchmark blows record to hell and gone

"The Fort Lauderdale boys have struck again, with a record-breaking run of 5 million IOPS, and maybe killed off every other SPC-1 benchmark contender's hopes for a year or more.
DataCore Software, head-quartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has scored 5,120,098.98 SPC-1 IOPS[PDF] with a simple 2-node Lenovo server set-up, taking the record from Huawei's 3 million-plus scoring OceanStore 18800 v3 array, which needs multiple racks and costs $2.37m. The DataCore Parallel Server configuration costs $505,525.24, almost a fifth of Huawei's cost.
It is astonishing how SPC-1 results have rocketed in the past few years...
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