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The Thought Process, Part Two: Moving to NextGen Storage

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on March 25, 2016

I will not be selling you anything in this blog. I will be sharing a small part of the thought process Ferrellgas (NYSE: FGP) exercised as they evaluated their flash storage options and why they decided to go with Violin Systems and the 7300 Flash....

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Violin Systems: Making Telco Billing Platforms Fly

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on April 2, 2015

As an Oracle database guy working at Violin Systems in Europe, I get exposed to some truly big, scary database platforms. Sometimes they are important (like the global PeopleSoft database for a well-known world-wide intergovernmental organization),....

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Violin Systems to Present at NY Oracle User Group

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on November 11, 2014

Attend the December general meeting of the New York Oracle User Group and find out how to achieve top performance with LXC Linux Containers.

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SQL Server and the WFA: Part 3 - Reducing CAPEX and OPEX through Simplicity

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on October 21, 2014

Greetings!

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Postcard from Oracle OpenWorld 2014: The Oracle FS1 Flash Array

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on October 13, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, along with thousands of other people, I attended Oracle OpenWorld 2014 in San Francisco. There were lots of announcements and lots of opportunities to learn (especially at the excellent OakTable....

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Webinar: SQL Server in a Flash

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on September 11, 2014

Greetings! Increasing the performance of SQL Server workloads remains a hot topic. Given the importance that tabular data plays not only in your organization, but also that of your trading partners, it’s not at all surprising that this remains of....

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SQL Server and the WFA: Part 2 - Latency Matters

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on August 28, 2014

Greetings!

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SQL Server and the WFA: Part 1 - Lots of I/O

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on July 31, 2014

Greetings!

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10 Reasons to Run Oracle Databases on Violin Systems

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on June 7, 2013

I/O limitations of traditional storage solutions can slow down database transactions. What if you could store all the active data in flash memory? Violin all-flash Memory Arrays offer sustained performance at any scale, for any workload. Whether you....

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