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The Cost of Compromise: #6 Manually Distributing IO

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on January 30, 2013

The only manual thing we like is on a Ferrari

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The Cost of Compromise: #4 Caching

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on January 16, 2013

What’s the penalty for a cache miss? 

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The Cost of Compromise: #3 I/O Scheduling

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on January 9, 2013

We’ve been sailing through the top 11 tactics that people engage in to make their storage run faster. Tactics that come with costly side effects.

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The Cost of Compromise: #2 Short-stroking Storage

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on January 2, 2013

Ok. Behave, now. While it gives us the serious giggles, short-stroking is a serious storage sin that most commit to boost storage performance.

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The Cost of Compromise: #1 Over-provisioning Storage

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on December 18, 2012

Last week, we kicked off the  11 things people do to make their storage faster blog series. Today, we’ll cover over-provisioning. Many legacy storage systems today boast massive sizes, but in reality remain largely unused due to performance....

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