StorCentric Acquires Violin Systems

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Oct 29, 2020 12:01:00 PM

StorCentric Adds Software-Defined NVMe High Performance, All-Flash Solution to its Portfolio with Acquisition of Violin Systems

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Topics: Violin Systems, StorCentric

IOPS Versus Throughput: What You Should Know

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Oct 26, 2020 8:01:16 AM

The speed of your system matters. When your users are sending and receiving large volumes of data, slow operations can be a problem. 

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Topics: flash storage management, IOPS

Get Optimum Linux Performance with I/O Schedulers

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Oct 19, 2020 9:53:02 AM

Whether we realize it or not, much of our life is measured in IOPS, input/output operations per second. The memory systems that power our enterprise systems—the systems that power everything around us—are responsible for saving and storing data, which comes in two forms: inputs and outputs.

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Topics: flash storage, I/O Scheduler, Linux

The Long List of Impressive Features of SQL Server 2019 (And Why It Needs an All-Flash Array)

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Oct 12, 2020 8:41:25 AM

Since its announcement in 2018, Microsoft’s structured query language (SQL) database management system, SQL Server 2019, has been making headlines, first for its introduction and again in 2019, for its impressive list of updates.

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Topics: server, SQL, All Flash Array

SQL Server for Linux: What You Need to Know

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Oct 5, 2020 2:45:00 PM

Microsoft’s Subject Query Language (SQL) Server is one of the strongest, most powerful database management systems available to date.

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Topics: SQL Server

Powering SQL Servers on an NVMe All-Flash Array

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Sep 28, 2020 3:39:39 PM

If you need to arrive at an appointment on time and you know you need to take a highway that gets jammed up right at rush hour, wouldn’t you prefer to take a high-speed detour, one with 64,000 lanes instead of just one?

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Topics: SQL, All Flash Array, NVMe

SQL Servers and Machine Learning: The Perfect Pair

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Sep 22, 2020 9:46:19 AM

Whether consumers realize it or not, machine learning is a significant part of our everyday lives. There are all kinds of current and upcoming applications that utilize the power of machine learning, including:

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Say Goodbye to Hard Disk Drives: Why Your SQL Server Needs an All-Flash Array

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Sep 14, 2020 8:00:00 AM

More and more organizations are choosing structured query language servers to power their databases. Why?

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Topics: MySQL, flash storage, Technology Trends, Extreme Performance, cost savings

A New Level of Performance: NVMe over Fabric Storage Provisioning

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Sep 8, 2020 8:43:09 AM

Does it feel like “NVMe over Fabric storage” is currently on the lips of everyone in information technology (IT)?

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Topics: IT operations, storage architecture

Storage Wars: Thin vs. Thick Provisioning

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Aug 31, 2020 5:49:13 PM

When you’re dealing with a modern, all-flash array, you need data efficiency technology to keep up. Otherwise, what’s the point of having such a speedy solution? Perhaps you’ve heard the terms “thick provisioning” and “thin provisioning.” These terms get tossed around a lot in the storage community, but which is right for you?

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Topics: All Flash Array