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Considering Nimble SANs

Question asked by James Yang on Apr 26, 2016
Latest reply on Jul 1, 2016 by James Yang



I am considering Nimble as a storage solution for SQL Server 2016 (when it comes out) as well as Hyper-V VMs and file shares.  The largest database I have is about 2 TB.


I was wondering what you guys think about Nimble SANs.  How is performance?  I've read that you need to get the cache size right or performance can take a big hit since it's hitting the disks.  How are the features such as snapshots, replication, etc?  Is there any downtime in upgrading firmware?


Any insight is greatly appreciated!