Virtual Storage Performance

AMD And Enmotus Expand FuzeDrive Offerings For Ryzen Platforms - Tom's Hardware

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:11

Tom's Hardware

AMD And Enmotus Expand FuzeDrive Offerings For Ryzen Platforms
Tom's Hardware
AMD measured incredible performance boosts after the software prioritized the frequently accessed data and placed it on the faster tier. The software supports storage devices from any vendor, so there aren't any arbitrary restrictions like we find with ...

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Spectre-Meltdown glitches: Intel warns that new PCs, servers also risk unexpected reboots - TechRepublic

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:21

TechRepublic

Spectre-Meltdown glitches: Intel warns that new PCs, servers also risk unexpected reboots
TechRepublic
In FlexibleIO, a benchmark simulating different types of I/O loads, stressing the CPU with an 100 percent write led to an 18 percent decrease in throughput performance. However, a 70/30 percent read/write model saw a 2 percent decrease in throughput ...
Oracle Critical Patch Update - January 2018Oracle
Fake Spectre and Meltdown patch pushes Smoke Loader malware - Malwarebytes Labs | Malwarebytes LabsMalwarebytes Labs
Firmware Updates and Initial Performance Data for Data Center Systems - Intel NewsroomIntel Newsroom
Gibson Research
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In the age of the cloud, location is still king - Data Economy

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:40

Data Economy

In the age of the cloud, location is still king
Data Economy
John Gentry, CTO of Virtual Instruments, reflects upon the outcomes of digital transformation thus far and shares his predictions for the data centre and IT industry in 2018. The onset of cloud, hyperconvergence and software-defined architectures, has ...

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Private cloud storage 101: Key components and hardware options - ComputerWeekly.com

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:29

Private cloud storage 101: Key components and hardware options
ComputerWeekly.com
VMware provides HCI in the form of Virtual SAN, which can be enabled through a software licence on each vSphere host. The customer is responsible for managing the hardware itself and any associated internal server storage. Dell EMC solutions use ...

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Biggest vuln bombshell in forever and storage industry still umms and errs over patches - The Register

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 05:28

The Register

Biggest vuln bombshell in forever and storage industry still umms and errs over patches
The Register
"And a huge number of Storage arrays have control/management software often running on embedded x86 servers... that also need patching. What I'm reading at the moment is nonsense from many." Two SDS companies taking different approaches are Nexenta and ...

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Cloudamize Winter '18 Release Includes First True Agentless Data Collector For Automated, In-Depth TCO Calculation ... - HostReview.com (press release)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:18

Cloudamize Winter '18 Release Includes First True Agentless Data Collector For Automated, In-Depth TCO Calculation ...
HostReview.com (press release)
--Storage Benchmarking: Projected performance for each recommended storage option based on current on-premises performance metrics and those same metrics converted for the cloud. --Storage Right-Sizing: Recommended optimal cloud storage option for each ...

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The role of HCI in the hyper-converged cloud - TechTarget

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:01

The role of HCI in the hyper-converged cloud
TechTarget
HCI helps organizations adopt a hyper-converged cloud approach to data storage. Because HCI is as set-it-and-forget-it as is possible, it can help companies make great strides toward their hybrid cloud ambitions. In the early days of HCI, IT buyers ...

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Cloudamize Winter '18 Release Includes First True Agentless Data Collector for Automated, In-Depth TCO Calculation ... - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 07:11

Cloudamize Winter '18 Release Includes First True Agentless Data Collector for Automated, In-Depth TCO Calculation ...
PR Web (press release)
--Storage Benchmarking: Projected performance for each recommended storage option based on current on-premises performance metrics and those same metrics converted for the cloud. --Storage Right-Sizing: Recommended optimal cloud storage option for each ...

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Bocada releases Data Domain reporting to deliver holistic view of enterprise backup storage, performance - CTR

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 01:44

CTR

Bocada releases Data Domain reporting to deliver holistic view of enterprise backup storage, performance
CTR
“Backup generates a great deal of storage and our customers are asking for greater visibility into the performance of their backup destinations from disk to cloud,” said Matt Hall, Bocada CEO. “Adding Data Domain to the Bocada reporting suite is our ...

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Bocada releases Data Domain reporting to deliver holistic view of enterprise backup storage, performance - CTR (blog)

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 01:44

CTR (blog)

Bocada releases Data Domain reporting to deliver holistic view of enterprise backup storage, performance
CTR (blog)
“Backup generates a great deal of storage and our customers are asking for greater visibility into the performance of their backup destinations from disk to cloud,” said Matt Hall, Bocada CEO. “Adding Data Domain to the Bocada reporting suite is our ...

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Here's how, and why, the Spectre and Meltdown patches will hurt performance - Ars Technica

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 15:34

Ars Technica

Here's how, and why, the Spectre and Meltdown patches will hurt performance
Ars Technica
The special cache used for page table entries, called the translation lookaside buffer (TLB), is an important and limited resource that contains mappings from virtual addresses to physical memory addresses. Traditionally, the TLB gets flushed—emptied ...
USN-3522-1: Linux kernel vulnerability | UbuntuUbuntu security notices
USN-3522-3: Linux kernel regression | UbuntuUbuntu security notices
Bug #1742323 “Meltdown Update Kernel doesnt boot” : Bugs : linux package : Ubuntu - Launchpad BugsLaunchpad Bugs
Ubuntu Forums
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SoftNAS, Veeam Team Up for Alternative Cloud Backup - eWeek

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 15:04

eWeek

SoftNAS, Veeam Team Up for Alternative Cloud Backup
eWeek
Houston-based SoftNAS describes itself as a cloud-native, software-defined cloud data platform for enterprise control of any data, any cloud, in any location. Switzerland-based Veeam develops software for backing up and managing vSphere and Hyper-V ...

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Potential NVMe benefits spark enterprise IT interest - TechTarget

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:00

Potential NVMe benefits spark enterprise IT interest
TechTarget
NVMe-based solid-state drives (SSDs) can lower latency and boost performance, compared with the standard SAS- and SATA-based SSDs that are the norm in most IT organizations. NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) can extend the NVMe benefits across a network ...

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Storage in containers: The answer to persistent storage needs? - ComputerWeekly.com

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:33

Storage in containers: The answer to persistent storage needs?
ComputerWeekly.com
Virtualisation brought us the problem of the I/O blender – an increasingly random workload created by many virtual machines that access the same LUN or file share. To overcome the issues of shared storage in virtualised environments, VMware (for ...

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Spectre and Meltdown fixes: How will they affect storage? - Brinkwire (press release)

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 06:33

Brinkwire (press release)

Spectre and Meltdown fixes: How will they affect storage?
Brinkwire (press release)
Other software-defined storage solutions which use a mid-layer filesystem will likely have a much larger performance impact as a result of these fixes. “As the fixes roll out, we will start to see how everyone is hit, but you can speculate on the ...

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American Technology Council Report Articulates Government IT ... - The Daily Telescope

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 07:25

American Technology Council Report Articulates Government IT ...
The Daily Telescope
Burbank, CA January 09, 2018 The recently released American Technology Council Report to the President on IT Modernization includes 50 recommendations aimed not only at modernizing the U.S. technology infrastructure, but also to strengthen ...

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American Technology Council Report Articulates Government IT Spending—Condusiv Weighs In - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 07:01

American Technology Council Report Articulates Government IT Spending—Condusiv Weighs In
PR Web (press release)
Condusiv Technologies is the world leader in software-only storage performance solutions for virtual and physical server environments, enabling systems to process more data in less time for faster application performance. Condusiv guarantees to solve ...

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Spectre, Meltdown Update: NetApp, IBM, HPE, Lenovo, Dell EMC Weigh In On Storage System Vulnerability - CRN

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 19:36

Spectre, Meltdown Update: NetApp, IBM, HPE, Lenovo, Dell EMC Weigh In On Storage System Vulnerability
CRN
However, IBM wrote, its storage systems are not impacted by the Spectre or Meltdown vulnerabilities. "The most immediate action clients can take to protect themselves is to prevent execution of unauthorized software on any system that handles sensitive ...

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Meltdown, Spectre bug patch slowdown gets real – and what you can do about it - The Register

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 18:48

The Register

Meltdown, Spectre bug patch slowdown gets real – and what you can do about it
The Register
If there's a bright side to all this, it's that the PCID feature in Intel's x86-64 chips since 2010 can reduce the performance hit from patching Meltdown. (If you have a 32-bit system, you're on your own.) Remediating Meltdown – which is present in ...
Meltdown Patch Has No Real-World Performance Effect So FarExtremeTech
Understanding the performance impact of Spectre and Meltdown mitigations on Windows Systems – Microsoft SecureCloud Perspectives Blog - Microsoft
About speculative execution vulnerabilities in ARM-based and Intel CPUs - Apple SupportApple Support

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Meltdown Patch Has No Real-World Performance Effect So Far - ExtremeTech

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:38

TIME

Meltdown Patch Has No Real-World Performance Effect So Far
ExtremeTech
One of the major questions associated with the Spectre and Meltdown CPU bugs we've been tracking is how much performance loss might be incurred from Microsoft's fix. Early tests suggested the drop-off could be high — while artificial benchmarks ...
Understanding the performance impact of Spectre and Meltdown mitigations on Windows Systems – Microsoft SecureCloud Perspectives Blog - Microsoft
About speculative execution vulnerabilities in ARM-based and Intel CPUs - Apple SupportApple Support

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