HPE Nimble Storage Review

We have multiple database servers on the SAN that require low latency for optimal performance. This configuration allows us to run the database without over allocating memory to them.


What is most valuable?

  • Hybird configuration
  • SSD Cache

These features keep the cost per IO and Gig low while giving very good performance. We have multiple database servers on the SAN that require low latency for optimal performance. This configuration allows us to run the database without over allocating memory to them.

How has it helped my organization?

Eliminated all IO bottlenecks, reduced from 6 SANs to 1.

What needs improvement?

Admin interface can be slow.

For how long have I used the solution?

Two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No problems.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues scaling.

How are customer service and technical support?

Support is great, they understand that they can’t live in a bubble. They understand virtualization and other applications.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Yes, Dell EqualLogic. Cost per IO and Gig. Stability.

How was the initial setup?

Very straightforward, up in running and in testing first day.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is straightforward, no hidden costs.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes, Dell, EMC, Hitachi, NetApp, Pure Storage.

What other advice do I have?

If you test it yourself, it is clear how it just beats every other product hands down.

**Disclosure: IT Central Station contacted the reviewer to collect the review and to validate authenticity. The reviewer was referred by the vendor, but the review is not subject to editing or approval by the vendor.
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