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What's different with AFF & EF series

JerryYang
What's different with AFF & EF series
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NigelM

Hi Jerry

 

both use a different OS too

 

All Flash FAS uses Clustered Data ONTAP OS

E-Series uses Santricity OS.

 

Also AFF is unified storage, all protocols NAS and SAN wheras E-Series is for SAN protocols only.

 

Nigel

aselvan

AFF is FAS system with All SSD Disk in it .

EF is E-Series system with All SSD Disk in it.

bevinsns1
 

bevinsns1
the ef series is based on the e-series hardware and software. It is Block storage only.

AFF is FAS based. File and Block storage with all the efficiency and data protection normallyou associated with NetApp.

Mathewyu
If need some function like snapmirror must use AFF, EF series is good for low lantency,high iops.

Francis
AFF ==> Unify storage & more function
EF ==> Best Performance

Maxtsen
I think Aff is Storage Array data Management

ef is application data management

scott_lee
Aff is more storage function, ef is performance.
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