Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11/15/isilon_mavericks/

Isilon feels need for speed, unleashes swarm of 'Mavericks'

You know what your problem is, Maverick? Huh?

By Chris Mellor

Posted in Storage, 15th November 2012 09:22 GMT

EMC has released the "Mavericks" update of its Isilon scale-out filer operating system, OneFS, aiming to be the top scale-out filer gun in the enterprise sector.

Isilon filers cluster together in swarms to produce more than 15 petabytes of file storage resources in a single pool with over 100GB/se of throughput and data striped across all the nodes in the cluster. The operating system is called OneFS and "Mavericks" is EMC's code name for the v7.0 release. EMC says the update introduces:

EMC has previously claimed Mavericks will:

OneFS ticks VMware virtualisation, speed and security boxes, making it a worthwhile upgrade for customers. The OS is generally available this week, the week of the SC 12 supercomputing conference in Salt Lake City. ®