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Storage Q&A: What Flash is best for VDI?

Storage Switzerland and Tegile teamed up on a webinar entitled What’s best for VDI: Hybrid or All-Flash Storage. Participants in the live event were able to ask questions to Storage Switzerland’s George Crump and Chris Tsilipounidakis from… 2,241 more words


Briefing Note: Riverbed Hyper-Converges Branch IT

Branch offices are the front lines of business. They need to be nimble and more than ever must be connected. These offices also store a lot of data that needs to be shared with the corporate headquarters. 607 more words

Data Protection

Flash Strategies for MS-SQL

Applications based on Microsoft SQL (MS-SQL) seem like obvious candidates for some type of flash performance boost. The high IOPS and low latency of flash storage is almost a perfect match for the high transaction MS-SQL environments. 1,547 more words


Conventional Storage QoS falls short on VMware and Virtualized Workloads

An increasing number of storage systems are coming to market with Quality of Service (QoS) functionality that allows an administrator to guarantee and in some cases, limit the amount of storage performance that a VMware or other virtualized workloads will experience. 1,197 more words


Essential Radical Readings Reading Group

I am interested in getting a group of us together online to discuss and debate essential radical readings, in the hopes that we can then begin to formulate new ideas and strategies for the IOPS and for radical resistance in general Aside from becoming a member of IOPS ( 150 more words

Radical Theory

Proper VMware Storage Quality of Service from Tintri

One complaint that I’ve had about mixed storage technology (i.e. SSD and HDD in the same box/same LUN/volume/store) is that an application’s performance can’t be guaranteed to be consistent. 296 more words


Defrag your VMs to improve storage performance

Even if you have some kind of clever VM storage device such as a Tintri, ideally you should still defrag your VMs. If you’re still running VMs on a legacy SAN you should… 68 more words