iXsystems Newsletter: May Edition


May 24, 2018

Visualizing ZFS Performance


Michael Dexter, iXsystems Senior Analyst, explains how to better understand ZFS performance challenges and opportunities using renowned performance engineer Brendan Gregg’s timescale.

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#StorageEnvy: TrueNAS M-Series


The M-Series supports advanced flash technology, including NVDIMM and NVMe, and uses the latest Intel Xeon Scalable Family Processors. Its performance, density, all-inclusive licensing for snapshots, replication, compression, encryption, and optional High Availability reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO).

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iXsystems at BSDCan 2018


Stop by our table at BSDCan this June 8-9 in Ottawa, Canada to say hi! Representatives from the FreeNAS and iXsystems teams will be there to present talks and give away goodies. Registration and schedule are also available at the link below.

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LinuxFest NorthWest 2018


The 19th annual LinuxFest Northwest event took place on the last weekend of April in Bellingham, Washington, and it was a blast as always. A group of us organized a table representing FreeBSD, the FreeBSD Foundation, FreeNAS, and TrueOS. The feedback was extremely positive and iXsystemslooks forward to the 20th annual event next year!

LNFW 2018 Recap

Boise Technology Show 2018


Every year, Fisher’s Technology, our Idaho Channel Partner, holds a one-day technology show and this year iXsystems was excited to be a Platinum Sponsor and the exclusive storage exhibitor.

>Boise Tech 2018 Recap

Stand Out with iX University’s FreeNAS Training


Online training modules from iXsystems are designed to quickly get you up to speed to get the most out of your FreeNAS system. Each training module is 30 minutes long and cuts to the core information you need to become an expert in FreeNAS and OpenZFS. 

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Customer Quote of the Month

“Our use of HPC for genomics and imaging comes with a unique set of requirements that does not fit into standard clouds, so we were very excited to hear about the new TrueNAS M-Series, and iXsystems‘ strategy to focus on private clouds. We plan to add the TrueNAS M-Series to our HPC infrastructure to supplement prior-generation models of TrueNAS. We expect that adding the TrueNAS M-Series will significantly improve our ability to analyze our HPC genomic data and deliver critical insights to the life sciences community.” – Scott Pegg, CIO of Gladstone Institutes, UCSF

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