Has anyone run into competitors (Data Domain) who assert that PD has a single point of failure; use of postgress database? If so, what is our response to this assertion. Is it true? Workarounds?
replicate to a 2nd box to eliminate the single point of failure, which is no different than a DD box.
I've never heard the database argument ever. Someone is pulling at straws to argue minue details that are not important.
InQuinox creates an appliance for PureDisk (called the SD3) which contains redundant hardware to circumvent a SPOF and thereby provide a long-life platform upon which PureDisk can thrive. The superior combination of SD3 with PureDisk provides these additional features which Data Domain cannot offer:
Give InQuinox a look at www.inquinox.com
Someone has been fefd too much Symantec kool-aid. The products IMO are very close in terms of features. It comes down to product maturity, claimed speeds & feeds, and nuts & bolts of both products..
When you get past the marketing fluff that we all spew out, and test against YOUR data. One of the products will shine, the other wont. (I have no bias to either, but do have better success with one over the other in actual deployments..)