Virtual Storage Performance

hybrid flash array - TechTarget

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 03:25

hybrid flash array
TechTarget
All-flash arrays have a low cost per IOPS, offer fast performance and use much less power than HDDs. However, all-flash arrays are more expensive ... then storing hot data on SSDs is a good idea. For this reason, many applications -- from collaboration ...

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Microsoft's Bulks Up Azure SQL for Big Data and AI Era - eWeek

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:15

Microsoft's Bulks Up Azure SQL for Big Data and AI Era
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The new performance tier enables users to provision more than 4,000 virtual CPUs in minutes. The new Compute Optimized Tier is also the first cloud-based data warehouse that uses NVMe SSDs for speedy storage performance, according to Microsoft.

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Virtual Instruments and Mobius Partners Bring Application-centric Infrastructure Performance Management Services to ... - Marketwired (press release)

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 07:01

Virtual Instruments and Mobius Partners Bring Application-centric Infrastructure Performance Management Services to ...
Marketwired (press release)
Mobius customers will have access to both Virtual Instruments' VirtualWisdom Infrastructure Performance Assessment (IPA) service, and the Load DynamiX Enterprise storage performance testing and validation service (PTVS). The power of the combined ...

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Cisco telemetry data gets streamed from MDS 9700 32G modules - TechTarget

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 14:04

Cisco telemetry data gets streamed from MDS 9700 32G modules
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Virtual Instruments monitors storage fabrics using hardware taps that collect performance data and transmit it to its NAS Performance Probe hardware devices, which in turn relay it for analysis in the VirtualWisdom data store. The ability to stream ...

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Look for these IaaS features to compare cloud providers - TechTarget

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 11:07

Look for these IaaS features to compare cloud providers
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Solid benchmarking work is still hard to find in the public cloud space, though companies like Cloud Spectator have ranking reports for the major U.S. and European providers, which compares them based on VM and storage performance. Still, you must ...

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Evaluate this: A VM benchmark that uses 'wrong' price and config data - The Register

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 08:27

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Evaluate this: A VM benchmark that uses 'wrong' price and config data
The Register
It requires that we price servers with an equivalent VMmark score, so a customer can balance storage performance (IOmark) with compute performance (VMmark). The servers we tested only achieve 5000-6000 VMmark – something we were actually proud of. "But ...

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Six considerations for IT before moving to a DaaS provider - TechTarget

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 14:02

Six considerations for IT before moving to a DaaS provider
TechTarget
Because so many factors can affect desktop performance and reliability, IT should learn as much as it can about the service's infrastructure, including the resources it allocates to each virtual desktop. For example, storage performance can have a ...

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Datrium gets Flash End-to-End in its server/shared hybrid DVX NVMe - ComputerWeekly.com

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 05:16

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Datrium gets Flash End-to-End in its server/shared hybrid DVX NVMe
ComputerWeekly.com
This contrasts with Datrium's existing hardware offering, which sees NVMe flash cards in host servers, also known as DVX Compute Nodes, while bulk storage is handled by 7,200 rpm SATA spinning disk. Download this free guide ... similar to that of E8 ...

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Hyper-converged infrastructure and disaster recovery - ComputerWeekly.com

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 08:39

Hyper-converged infrastructure and disaster recovery
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What this means is that an application on hyper-converged infrastructure is effectively hardware agnostic, and can be moved to another cluster or server with minimal performance impact. It's true that traditional virtualisation can do this, but ...

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Datrium Increases Storage Performance With New Server Software ... - CRN

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 07:04

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Datrium Increases Storage Performance With New Server Software ...
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Datrium, which specializes in providing high-performance primary and secondary storage via converged server and data nodes, is upping its game with the ...

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Datrium Increases Storage Performance With New Server Software ... - CRN

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 07:03

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Datrium Increases Storage Performance With New Server Software ...
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Datrium, which specializes in providing high-performance primary and secondary storage via converged server and data nodes, is upping its game with the ...

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Datrium Increases Storage Performance With New Server Software, New All-Flash Data Nodes - CRN

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 07:03

Datrium Increases Storage Performance With New Server Software, New All-Flash Data Nodes
CRN
Now customers can use flash for secondary storage for 'luxury' performance." Biles said such "luxury" performance was targeted at write-heavy applications where capacity is less an issue, such as virtual desktop infrastructure which requires a lot of ...

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Microsoft to offer Cray supercomputing on Azure - ComputerWeekly.com

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 09:12

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Microsoft to offer Cray supercomputing on Azure
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Writing on the Microsoft blog, Jason Zander, corporate vice-president of the Microsoft Azure team, said: “The Cray systems easily integrate with Azure virtual machines, Azure data lake storage, the Microsoft AI platform, and Azure machine learning ...
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Dell EMC launches new generation of servers - Khmer Times (blog)

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:13

Khmer Times (blog)

Dell EMC launches new generation of servers
Khmer Times (blog)
The scalable business architecture of the new gen servers accelerates database performance, while providing faster, seamless live migration of virtual machines and better storage performance. The all new OpenManage Enterprise console offers users easy ...

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Which vSAN features improve storage management and performance? - TechTarget

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:32

Which vSAN features improve storage management and performance?
TechTarget
There are also new vSAN features and updates to improve health and performance. The vSAN Health feature in the vSphere Web Client has been updated to improve hardware compatibility checks that include details such as controller queue depth, storage ...

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Quantum's rook-ey move, software pawns and is cheque in mail for tape? - The Register

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:06

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Quantum's rook-ey move, software pawns and is cheque in mail for tape?
The Register
Storage roundup At the end of this week we can lift the lid just a little on Quantum's mystery Castle storage project, say that the latest 12TB LTO tape format is coming nearer and add a few tidbits about GPDR, NAS in the cloud and Tintri array automation.

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Virtual Instruments lands in Australia with PlexNet partnership - ChannelLife Australia

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 17:30

ChannelLife Australia

Virtual Instruments lands in Australia with PlexNet partnership
ChannelLife Australia
The partnership will give PlexNet full distribution rights for all of Virtual Instruments' solutions, including the VirtualWisdom infrastructure performance monitoring platform and the Load DynamiX Enterprise storage performance testing and validation ...

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Virtual Instruments Partners with PlexNet and Expands VAR Program in Australia - Marketwired (press release)

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 07:04

Virtual Instruments Partners with PlexNet and Expands VAR Program in Australia
Marketwired (press release)
PlexNet specializes in bringing advanced storage and network testing technology from around the globe to the Australian market, and will have full distribution rights for all of Virtual Instruments' app-centric infrastructure performance management ...

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Choosing an Azure Virtual Machine – September 2017 - Petri.com

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:51

Petri.com

Choosing an Azure Virtual Machine – September 2017
Petri.com
The key feature of the D_v2-Series machine is disk performance; it can offer more throughput (Mbps) and speed (IOPS) than an F-Series virtual machine and because of this, is considered an excellent storage performance series for workloads such as ...

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Oracle Promises One Cloud to Rule Them All - SDxCentral

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 16:59

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Oracle Promises One Cloud to Rule Them All
SDxCentral
To achieve the performance and storage increase, the company introduced new bare metal and virtual machine instances that improve performance for workloads related to simulations, computational fluid dynamics, analytics, and other high-scale enterprise ...
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