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IBM Spectrum Scale


Enterprises and organizations are creating, analyzing and keeping more data than ever before. Those that can deliver insights faster while managing rapid infrastructure growth are the leaders in their industry. In delivering those insights, an organization's underlying storage must support new-era big data and artificial intelligence workloads along with traditional applications while ensuring security, reliability and high performance. IBM Spectrum Scale meets these challenges as a high-performance solution for managing data at scale with the distinctive ability to perform archive and analytics in place.

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IBM Spectrum Scale review by Alexis T.
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"Great concept, mostly based on your business partner"

What do you like best?

Technology is good but complex at times, and getting helpful support can be a struggle.Excellent team members, information, services, and products.

What do you dislike?

Receiving support was frustrating, couldn't contact or get a hold of any customer service.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Do you research and make sure you're partner is informed prior.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This is a great way to protect your data in an online data base. It also helps share files quickly

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IBM Spectrum Scale review by Executive Sponsor in Information Technology and Services
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"IBM Spectrum Scale/GPFS is the BEST clustered filesystem"

What do you like best?

Stability, Speed, Capabilities, Performance.

I've used SS/GPFS for 12 years and it has never failed to perform.. Cluster form Gigabytes to >10 PETABytes run, run fast, and never fail

What do you dislike?

GPFS/SS can be complicated to setup properly.

Recommendations to others considering the product

use it!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

at my previous employer, ESPN, we setup >20 clusters for uses in Capture, direct-to-air playout, rendering, and "Normal" file sharing

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