The Cost of Compromise: #2 Short-stroking Storage

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Jan 2, 2013 11:39:53 AM

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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Topics: cost of compromise, short stroking

The Cost of Compromise: 11 Things You Do To Make Storage Run Faster

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Dec 11, 2012 2:21:50 PM

Typically, compromise can be a great thing – certainly a mandate in most relationships; but not in the world of IT, and especially not in the storage space. In IT, compromise always comes at a cost.

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Topics: RAID, caching, IO scheduling, over provisioning, short stroking, summary tables