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Archive for the ‘virtualization’ Category

Why Storage Performance Matters - Part I

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on February 28, 2013

When deploying a new IT system, the four key questions are: What are the goals and what value is to be created? How do we achieve those goals? What type of systems should be implemented to meet the goals, and what is the required storage....

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Setting the IOPS Performance Standard for VMware vSphere

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on January 16, 2013

Our friends at VMware published their second blog on the vSphere I/O characterization with Violin Systems arrays. Violin is pleased to be part of the VMware’s in this area and we’re excited about the results they are achieving with our flash-based....

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Violin Systems is VMware Ready

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on December 20, 2012

As part of our ongoing work with VMware to accelerate IT transformation, we're excited to announce that Violin 6000 Series memory arrays are now certified as VMware Ready solutions. VMware Ready designates VMware’s highest level of endorsement for....

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Violin Systems Sets VMark Performance Record at Dell World 2012

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on December 11, 2012

As announced on the Dell Tech Center blog, Violin Systems set another virtualization performance record in the latest VMmark 2.1 benchmark result. The combination of Violin 6616 flash memory arrays and Dell PowerEdge R720 servers achieved a score of....

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Key Insights & Considerations for a VDI Implementation at Anglia Ruskin University

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on October 9, 2012

Gregor Waddell, Assistant Director IT, Anglia Ruskin University is joining us for a two part blog series where he shares his insights on the university’s VDI initiative. In my previous post I outlined how VDI implementation reduced power consumption....

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VDI: When Using Less Power is More Powerful

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on October 5, 2012

Gregor Waddell, Assistant Director IT, Anglia Ruskin University is joining us for a two part blog series where he shares his insights on the university’s VDI initiative.

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Flash Storage Buzz at VMworld 2012

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on August 28, 2012

As with VMworld shows of previous years, the 2012 edition is proving to be an outstanding event. The expo floor has been packed, the keynotes excellent and crowded, and dozens of companies are showing off their latest innovations. I'm convinced that....

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Violin is Redefining Enterprise Primary Storage - and EMC is Taking Notice

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on August 28, 2012

Joe Tucci at the Violin Systems Booth at VMworld 2012

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One Million IOPS from a Single VM

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on August 27, 2012

VMworld Day One: VMware and Violin set single VM performance record with over one million IOPS on vSphere.

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What's Your #VMflashfact ?

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on July 31, 2012

IT Conference season is heating up in the storage world. We’ve been to Storage Field Day, The Big Event, and on August 27 our team is heading to VMWorld San Francisco, arguably the premier IT infrastructure show of the year. Storage - particularly....

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