Tag: Gen 6 Fibre Channel

banner ad
vSphere Keeps up with 32Gb Fibre Channel

vSphere Keeps up with 32Gb Fibre Channel

| September 8, 2016 | Reply

In a blog by Julie Brodeur, VMware validated vSphere 6.0 U2 can achieve near line-rate performance over Gen 6 32Gb Fibre Channel HBAs from Emulex connected to a Brocade G620 FC switch and EMC VNX7500 storage array. Iometer, a common microbenchmark, was used to generate the workload for various block sizes. For single-VM experiments, theygenerated sequential read and sequential write […]

Read More

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

Gen 6 (32Gb) Fibre Channel (FC) transforms highly reliable SANs into more efficient, portable, and virtual machine (VM)-aware storage networks needed in data centers of the future. This video explores Gen 6 FC features and highlights the capabilities of the QLogic’s QLE2700 Gen 6 FC HBAs.

Read More

FCIA Demos NVMe Over Fabrics with Gen 6 Fibre Channel

FCIA Demos NVMe Over Fabrics with Gen 6 Fibre Channel

| August 18, 2016 | Reply

Highlighting the adaptive architecture of Fibre Channel that according to market research firm Dell’Oro, has more than 46 million installed ports in operation in the world’s leading datacenters, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) conducted its first public demonstration of NVM Express® (NVMe) over Fabrics using Fibre Channel last week at the Flash Memory Summit in […]

Read More

Introduction to Gen 5 Fibre Channel Advanced Features

Introduction to Gen 5 Fibre Channel Advanced Features

| October 29, 2015 | Reply

As virtualization densities raise and SSD becomes more commonplace in data centers, IT storage administrators are struggling to provide performance, understand where virtual devices reside and struggle with provisioning and management of new servers and storage. This new suite of features were developed and released by Brocade and Emulex to address these concerns. This new […]

Read More

QLogic Unveils Industry’s 1st Gen 6 FC Ready Adapter

QLogic Unveils Industry’s 1st Gen 6 FC Ready Adapter

| October 12, 2015 | Reply

Today, QLogic introduced a new portfolio of Enhanced Gen 5 Fibre Channel Adapters and the industry’s first Gen 6 Fibre Channel Ready platform to address the demands of next generation workloads, low latency SSD/flash-based storage and caching, and memory-intensive and transaction-heavy applications including virtualization, online transaction processing, data migration and 4K video production. The new […]

Read More