High-performance computing specialist DataDirect Networks (DDN) today previewed a hyper-converged system — codenamed “Wolfcreek” — that it expects to launch late this year, and upgraded its WOS 360 object storage platform.
DDN CEO Alex Bouzari said Wolfcreek will scale to 13.7 petabytes (PB) and achieve 60 GB per second (GBps) throughput and five million IOPS in a 4U system that supports OpenStack and Hadoop.
The WOS 360 2.0 object platform is available as software only or on the vendor’s WOS7000 appliance that is tuned for performance with SAS drives. DDN updated its Global Object Assure erasure coding to reduce storageoverhead, and added a high capacity node. The new node holds 96 drives in a 4U enclosure, up from 60 drives in its previous highest capacity node. With 8 TB drives, the appliance scales to 768 TB.