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Why Violin?

by Mark Lewis on May 16, 2018

Greetings. Since accepting the role of CEO many folks have asked why I decided to join the Violin Systems team. Over my long career, I have held a wide variety of roles within the storage and enterprise software industries (it feels as though I’ve....

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Be Instrumental

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on October 25, 2015

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It May Be Time To Get Some Advice

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on October 6, 2015

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Big Moves in Enterprise Storage Point to Industry Excitement Over All-Flash – and Also Point to Violin’s Lead

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on October 6, 2015

There is tremendous excitement about the innovation we're seeing in our customer base for enterprise flash storage.

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Flash Mob

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on August 13, 2015

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Fun with Flash Formats

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on April 8, 2015

Like all storage, Flash must be formatted before it’s usable. The format of flash is built around maintaining consistent performance and resiliency. When an all-flash array fills up, it will reuse space to write new data. Erase operations happen in....

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Selling Storage with Integrity

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on March 18, 2015

I want to sell you my product, but only if it actually helps you solve a problem.

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IDC Analysis: Evolving AFA Baseline Functionality

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on March 10, 2015

IDC's Eric Burgener discusses the four key feature sets needed to most effectively enable mixed workload consolidation in enterprise storage.

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The Unexpected Side-Effects of Tiering

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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Introducing the “Architecture Matters” Blog Series

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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