[SASAG] vibration / storage

Stuart Kendrick skendric at fhcrc.org
Wed Nov 30 11:02:53 PST 2011

Hi folks,

I ran into these folks at the Santa Clara Storage Developer's Conference 
in September.
See the last few pages of 

for my write-up on their presentation.

Essentially, they build specialized cabinets which dampen the vibration 
transmitted through the floor into your gear.
Dampening this vibration recovers IOPS from storage systems generally 
lost to bumps -- in some circumstances, by a
factor of 2 or more.  They see their product as useful for housing disk 
arrays or HPC nodes (HPC nodes which
are using local spinning rust for scratch space).

They will be on-site here at the Hutch (South East Lake Union) from 
1-3pm on Tuesday 12/13, answering our questions.
If you'd like to join us, drop me a note, and I'll arrange to meet you 
in the lobby of the relevant building and card you up
to the conference room.


Stuart Kendrick
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA USA

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