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Analyzing Flash Adoption

In a recent webinar focused on reducing latency of the flash interconnect, we asked a polling question “Where do you primarily use flash today?”. ¬†As you can see from the results users are still trying to figure out how and

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Proximal Data Cache Goes Cross-Everything

With the second major release of AutoCache, Proximal Data has taken steps to go cross-hypervisor and cross-storage platform. With 2.0 they can accelerate in NFS, iSCSI and Fibre channel environments as well as provide a performance boost to Hyper-V environments.

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Server Side VMware Caching Gets Smarter

Increasing virtual machine (VM) density is critical for organizations looking to continue to reap the ROI benefits of virtualization; the more VMs per server the more cost effective the virtualization project becomes. There is one primary roadblock to increased VM

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VMware Aware SSD Caching

While there are a number of software caching solutions each has potentially significant weaknesses. They are either owned by a hardware vendor, which can limit choice or they don’t fully support the hypervisor or guest OS that the customer is

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Increasing VM Density With Server Side Caching

Increasing the number of virtual machines (VMs) per host is a critical next step in the design of virtualized server infrastructures so that the growth of virtual hosts does not begin to eat at the original ROI of the virtualization

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