NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS) Review

If I need sub-millisecond 300,000 IOPS, Flash FAS will provide that for us. And although initial setup seems very complicated, it becomes intuitive afterwards.


Valuable Features

Hands down, the most valuable feature is the speed of flash.

Improvements to My Organization

With anything that’s flash, it comes down to speed. If I need sub-millisecond 300,000 IOPS, for example, Flash FAS will provide that for us.

Room for Improvement

I've not been using it long enough to know.

Deployment Issues

None.

Stability Issues

We’re just starting out, so hard to say. So far, so good.

Scalability Issues

So far, it looks like it's going to be incredibly scalable as I just install additional nodes as needed.

Customer Service and Technical Support

It's fantastic. NetApp is awesome.

Initial Setup

Once you’ve done one, it seems very intuitive. However, the first time seems very complicated.

Other Advice

Buy as much as you can afford.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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