Great start for a great company

It’s always exciting to join a new company with cool tech and a great team. I’m even more psyched that just two weeks into my new role, Pavilion Data Systems was announced as a finalist for 2018 Product of the Year by SearchStorage in the Enterprise Storage Arrays category. The competition is stiff, with mostly well-known brands who have deep pockets for marketing and advertising, but the folks at SearchStorage looked beyond budgets and dug into the products with a keen eye for innovation. This is clearly the Year of NVMe and 2018 was the precursor to defining innovation, performance,…

It’s 2019 and Thin Is In…Again

I’ve been hearing claims that 2019 is the year of Enterprise NVMe.  Fantastic, it’s about time we are blessed to move what was once esoteric hyperscale technology to the mainstream.  Pavilion Data’s CTO VR Satish is fond of saying, “our goal is to democratize low latency.”  If this is indeed the year of NVMe, we are off to a great start toward democratization. However, NVMe alone is not the answer, nor is NVMe-Over-Fabrics.  Just a Bunch of Flash or JBOFs along with old-school Direct-Attached Storage (DAS) NVMe SSDs inside servers make up the vast majority of deployments.  What happened to…