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Briefing Note: Performance Testing gets closer to the Real World

When IT professionals look to solve a storage performance or capacity problem the number of options available to them can almost be overwhelming. Trying to select the right solution to their particular problem seems almost impossible. They simply don’t have

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Storage for the Real-Time Data Center

Organizations are expected to respond in real time to the needs of their customers. “Real Time”, however, is much more than just reacting faster to queries, it means tailoring the customer’s interaction with the organization so that they are presented

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The All-Flash Problem… Reality

The concept of an all-flash array once seemed impossibly expensive, but now almost a dozen companies ship a storage system that has no hard disk drives inside. The bigger question is if and when the entire data center can become

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The Problems with Server Side Flash for MS-SQL

When MS-SQL hits the performance wall, flash storage has become the “go to” problem solver. The high performance and low latency of the technology can eliminate many of the storage performance issues that a MS-SQL environment may face. But IT

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Webinar: Using the Cloud to Create a Truly All-Flash Data Center

For years vendors have been trying to drive down the cost of flash so that the all-flash data center can become reality. The problem is that even the rapidly declining price of flash storage can’t keep pace with the rapidly

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Briefing Note: Physical Servers Matter – Diskeeper keeps them running like new

While the move to a virtualized data center continues, physical servers still matter! Its true that many organizations are now approaching 60%+ virtualization, few have reached 100%. That means that most data centers are still 40% physical. Those remaining physical

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All-Flash in Real Life: CMA – XtremIO Database Consolidation Case Study

When it comes to business transformation, numbers matter. For CMA, a leading healthcare application service provider for Medicaid payments systems processing and data analytics, the integration of EMC XtremIO led to a transformation of their workloads, their infrastructure, and their

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The Three Steps to an All-Flash Data Center you can afford

Most data does not need to be on flash storage. It is either seldom accessed, or improving the speed of its access won’t impact application performance or user productivity. But there is a core set of data in the data

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Storage FAQ: The State of Flash in 2015

Storage Switzerland held a well-attended webinar with Tegile called “The State of Flash in 2015”. Storage Switzerland Founder George Crump and Tegile System’s Chief Marketing Officer Narayan Venkat review some follow-up questions to the webinar. Question 1: “What is the

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Analyst Blog: The IOPS Gap

At Storage Switzerland, we have the privilege of talking to IT professionals from around the world about a variety of subjects, one of the most popular of which is storage I/O performance. While IOPS is a familiar discussion point both

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