TechTalk: Implementing SMR to maximize storage density and optimize cost

Presented by

• Western Digital: Uwe Kemmer, Director EMEAI Field Engineering • Leil Storage: Piotr Modrzyk, Principal Architect

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Shingled magnetic recording (SMR) hard drives deliver next-generation capacities of up to 28TB for increased storage density and a more efficient footprint for your data center. Our technical expert will cover the kev considerations needed for adopting this technology to best fit vour Linux®-based application. We will be joined by our friends from Leil Storage who will give real-world insights into what was needed to integrate SMR drives into their data storage system. This eco-friendly solution bridges the gap between Host Managed SMR and Software-Defined Storage and slashes electricity consumption by up to 43%.
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