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Performance is Both Speed and Latency

Tim Stoakes by Tim Stoakes on August 29, 2016

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Credibility Counts

Tim Stoakes by Tim Stoakes on January 5, 2016

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What is Really Going On?

Tim Stoakes by Tim Stoakes on September 21, 2015

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The Unexpected Side-Effects of Tiering

Tim Stoakes by Tim Stoakes on February 22, 2015

A few months ago, I was visiting a customer, who also happens to be a very large, global retailer. I sat down with their storage architect to get a sense of their environment, their application and technology dependencies, and ultimately, their....

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Hello Flash Storage Platform, Concerto OS 7 and Symphony 3!

Tim Stoakes by Tim Stoakes on February 17, 2015

Today, I am exceptionally proud and excited to announce the availability of our new Flash Storage Platform (FSP), powered by Concerto OS 7 and managed by Symphony 3.

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You Can’t Have Enough Performance, Really.

Tim Stoakes by Tim Stoakes on February 10, 2015

The topic for this episode of the Architecture Matters blog series is performance, and specifically why performance is something you can’t have enough of.

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The Role of Features in Flash Storage

Tim Stoakes by Tim Stoakes on February 4, 2015

In this episode of the Architecture Matters Blog Series, I’ll be covering the rising importance of data management features for all-flash arrays.

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How To Beat The Cost of Disk?

Tim Stoakes by Tim Stoakes on January 27, 2015

In this episode of the Architecture Matters blog series, let's look at the economics of all-flash arrays and Violin’s strategy to make all-flash arrays as affordable as enterprise disk solutions.

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Why Does An All-Flash Array Architecture Matter More Than Ever?

Tim Stoakes by Tim Stoakes on January 20, 2015

The beginning of a new year is often an opportunity to reflect and make resolutions. In storage, you may be part of a growing group of customers that has made the resolution to stop investing in disk, and make the move to flash. In this blog series,....

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Introducing the “Architecture Matters” Blog Series

Tim Stoakes by Tim Stoakes on January 19, 2015

Inarguably, it has never been a better time to be a storage user deciding on a next-generation all-flash array. The last 18 months have been a phenomenal time for the storage industry, with a flurry of all-flash array product announcements, each....

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