Virtual Storage Performance

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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CES 2018 | Nvidia presents 65-inch 4K @120Hz G-Sync HDR gaming display - Notebookcheck.net (press release)

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 16:26

Notebookcheck.net (press release)

CES 2018 | Nvidia presents 65-inch 4K @120Hz G-Sync HDR gaming display
Notebookcheck.net (press release)
Asus is among the first OEMs to offer a BFGD, announcing the ROG Swift PG65. (Source: Asus). The Big Format Gaming Display initiative from Nvidia brings the G-Sync technology to large TV screens with diagonals of at least 65-inch. These large screens ...
Introducing Big Format Game Displays (BFGD) | GeForceGeForce.com
BIG FORMAT GAMING DISPLAYS with NVIDIA G-SYNC™ and SHIELD™ BUILT-INYouTube
Acer Unveils 65-inch Predator Big Format Gaming Display with NVIDIA G-SYNC Supersized 4K HDRAcer
ASUS Rog -Nvidia
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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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Spectre and Meltdown fixes: How will they affect storage? - The Register

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 06:37

The Register

Spectre and Meltdown fixes: How will they affect storage?
The Register
"As the fixes roll out, we will start to see how everyone is hit, but you can speculate on the overall impact when you have a virtual storage controller, running on a filesystem, running as a virtual machine, running on a file system. Traversing that ...

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How Will the Meltdown and Spectre Flaws Affect My PC? - How-To Geek

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 13:05

How-To Geek

How Will the Meltdown and Spectre Flaws Affect My PC?
How-To Geek
On the other hand, Tom's Hardware found only a 3.21% average drop in performance with a consumer application storage test, and argued that the “synthetic benchmarks” showing more significant drops in speed don't represent real-world usage. Computers ...
Google Online Security Blog: Today's CPU vulnerability: what you need to knowGoogle Security Blog
Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesignThe Register
LKML: Tom Lendacky: [PATCH] x86/cpu, x86/pti: Do not enable PTI on AMD processorsLKML

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FITARA Compliance Delays Imperil Agency IT Budgets - NB Herard

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 15:22

FITARA Compliance Delays Imperil Agency IT Budgets
NB Herard
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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FITARA Compliance Delays Imperil Agency IT Budgets - The Daily Telescope

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 15:18

FITARA Compliance Delays Imperil Agency IT Budgets
The Daily Telescope
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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FITARA Compliance Delays Imperil Agency IT Budgets - PR Web (press release)

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 14:00

FITARA Compliance Delays Imperil Agency IT Budgets
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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Consumer NVIDIA GPUs cannot be used in datacenters henceforth - Notebookcheck.net (press release)

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 04:57

Notebookcheck.net (press release)

Consumer NVIDIA GPUs cannot be used in datacenters henceforth
Notebookcheck.net (press release)
Recent changes to NVIDIA's EULA prohibits datacenter deployment of their consumer grade GeForce GPUs apart from those used for blockchain processing. This being seen as a move to curb deployment of cost-effective GeForce GPUs for half-precision Deep ...

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