Insights, Best Practices and Forward Thinking from the Customer Facing Team, Solution Architects and Leaders on Extreme Performance Applications, Infrastructure, Storage and the Real-World Impact Possible

HAVE YOUR CAKE & EAT IT TOO!  EXTREME COST SAVINGS THROUGH EXTREME PERFORMANCE

by Gary Lyng on December 14, 2018

At a young age, we are pre-programmed to believe that high performance is expensive.  As kids, we played with toy cars of Ferrari and Porsche that are known for performance but associated with high cost and only the rich typically own.  Additionally, such cars are not known for efficiency or for that matter reliability until the dawn of Tesla electric cars.  Tesla offers high-performance acceleration, zero gas costs, low cost of operation and truly transform the pre-programmed thinking. Unfortunately, the acquisition cost of a Tesla is not that affordable for everyone, yet.

Mediocrity Is Not A Business Value

by Todd Oseth on December 4, 2018

The rate in which applications can complete their tasks for your business can often determine the success of your business. Many successful businesses segment their applications by their contribution to revenue or profit.  These businesses have made....

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Get Extreme Performance with Flash sans NVMe Today.

by Field Insight on October 26, 2018

NVMe has been one of the hottest topics in the storage industry for a while now.  Rightfully so, it is making an impact in the storage industry and moving computing forward.  For storage vendors and customers alike, it is important to be ready as....

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Renovate or Buy New - Finding your best path to Modernization.

by Brett Miller, Field CTO on October 18, 2018

With all the technology approaches in the market place to modernize IT, it is a challenge to maneuver through all the noise and figure out which is the best approach for you and your company.   Whether you are considering cloud, hyper-converged,....

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The Acquisition of X-IO Storage

by Mark Lewis on October 16, 2018

Today, Violin Systems signed an agreement to acquire X-IO Storage.  This is big.  Here is why we are doing it.

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The Fastest Enterprise Storage in The World

by Mark Lewis on October 2, 2018

Today we announced a really cool new product called the XVS 8. In a nutshell, we made the fastest enterprise storage in the world – faster. Speed, and by speed, I mean ultra-low latency, can do some amazing things. It does the obvious, it lets your....

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My Coffee, IoT & 5G: Latency Demand Continues

by Field Insight on August 27, 2018

I was having coffee with a friend of mine a few weeks ago and he was talking about some new phone coming out that would be 5G ready.  Now, I’m not a big “phone” guy and my friend is not in any a “Technology” guy, at least not that he realizes. As a....

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Understanding I/O: Random vs Sequential

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on August 15, 2018

 

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A New Endeavour: Sharing Insights with Forbes Readers

by Mark Lewis on July 24, 2018

In many cultures around the world, there is a reverent respect for the life experience achieved by elders. In industry, those of us who have been around long enough eventually reach “veteran” status and if we’re lucky carry some sway with our views....

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Making Violin Great Again

by Mark Lewis on July 17, 2018

  OK, I am sorry. I couldn’t resist the play on words. This definitely is not a political post.

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