Tag Archives: flash

Benchmarking With Real Workloads and the Benefits of Flash and Fast Interconnects

Benchmarking is a term heard throughout the tech industry as a measure of success and pride in a particular solution’s ability to handle this or that workload.  However, most benchmarks feature a simulated workload, and in reality, a deployed solution may perform much differently.  This is especially true with databases, since the types of data […]

Product Flash: NetApp EF540 Enterprise Flash Array

  Written By: Erin Filliater, Enterprise Market Development Manager Via the Storage Solutions Group   Everyone knows that flash storage is a big deal.  However, one of the gaps in the flash storage market has been in enterprise flash systems. Flash caching has for some time been in many enterprise storage environments, but enterprise all-flash […]

Are You Limiting Your Flash Performance?

  Written By: Erin Filliater, Enterprise Market Development Manager Via the Storage Solutions Group As flash storage has become increasingly available at lower and lower prices, many organizations are leveraging flash’s low-latency features to boost application and storage performance in their data centers.  Flash storage vendors claim their products can increase application performance by leaps […]