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Powering Your Legacy Apps, Containers and HPC with One Data Fabric

In a recent article, Storage Switzerland introduced the concept of a data fabric. It is essentially a storage architecture that spans a variety of locations ranging from on-premises to the cloud. 851 more words

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The Fundamentals of Storage Performance: realities and misconceptions

Storage performance is core to application performance and data access.  When we talk about storage performance, we typically talk about IOPS and throughput, but there is a third variable, latency.   699 more words

How to avoid storage network overload with Storage QoS

Every systems administrator who manages I/O intensive workloads is acutely aware of the problems that happen when storage controllers become overloadedapplications come to a screeching halt. 165 more words

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Porting from SQLIO to DISKSPD: How to Test Disk Performance for SQL Server

DISKSPD TESTS

Original post related to SQLIO took from brentozar blog.

diskspd -w100 -t8 -d60 -o32 -r -b8K -Sh -L -c20G C:\test.dat
diskspd -w0 -t8 -d60 -o32 -r -b8K -Sh -L -c20G C:\test.dat
diskspd -w100 -t8 -d60 -o32 -si -b64K -Sh -L -c20G C:\test.dat
diskspd -w0 -t8 -d60 -o32 -si -b64K -Sh -L -c20G C:\test.dat
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StorageShort: The Problem With Splunk Storage Management

Of all the new applications on the market today, Splunk does make one of the best attempts to manage storage. It uses a bucket metaphor to make sure data is in the most performance and cost appropriate storage type. 86 more words

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[Recommended Reading] IOPS

Source: IOPS Wikipedia

Input/output operations per second (IOPS, pronounced eye-ops) is a performance measurement used to characterize computer storage devices like hard disk drives (HDD), …

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Samsung SSD 960 Pro review: Raising the bar for SSDs

(Source: www.hardwarezone.com.sg)

Introduction

Note: This article was first published on 18th October 2016, but it’s now re-published in January 2017 as the product is now widely available in retailers. 955 more words

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