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Why is flash good for data warehousing?

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on April 26, 2013

Flash is about latency and IOPs so why would it be good for Data Warehousing or Business Intelligence? Excellent question.  Yes, the typical marketing and wow-factor stats around flash are based on latencies and IOPs (Input Output Per Second).  Data....

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Flash for Transactional Workloads

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on April 26, 2013

Transactional workloads are commonly defined as being small atomic pieces of work.  This is in contrast to decision support, Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence or otherwise labeled reporting systems that require fewer, larger, more sequential....

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OLTP Performance: The Violin Advantage vs. Exadata and SSDs

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on February 14, 2013

Violin's own Ashminder Ubhi, an Oracle expert, recently tested the OLTP (online transaction processing) storage performance of Violin Systems arrays vs. Exadata and SSD-based solutions using the popular SLOB benchmarking tool. Check out Ubhi's blog....

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Violin and Dell Showcase Collaborative Database Solution at Dell World

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on December 17, 2012

Violin Systems was a Bronze Sponsor at Dell World 2012 and presented a powerful collaborative solution with Dell at this year’s conference, featuring PowerEdge servers and Violin 6000 Series flash memory arrays.

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