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Huawei has been knocked off its position at the top of the SPC-1 storage benchmark rankings by Fujitsu, with a 10 million IOPS+ array blowing away Huawei's 7 million IOPS OceanStor.
The SPC-1 benchmark tests a business-type, block-access workload and allows data to be compressed and/or deduplicated.
Fujitsu - Weapon - Choice - SPC-1 - ETERNUS
Fujitsu's weapon of choice for SPC-1 was a rack-scale ETERNUS 8900 S4 array fitted with 576 x 400GB SAS SSDs and running compression. It supplied 44 PRIMERGY servers with block data across Fibre Channel links.
The thing produced 10,001,522 SPC-1 IOPS at – wait for it – a whopping total cost of $6.44m (PDF*). That means every 1,000 IOPS (K-IOPS) cost...
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