Did Someone Say NVMe? The Path is Clear

Last week Kaminario hosted a select group of industry analysts and leading vendors in the storage and networking industry – Broadcom, Brocade, Intel and Red Hat. The purpose of this elite roundtable was to talk about the latest buzzword in the industry – NVMe (Non-volatile memory express). Quick reminder – NVMe is a low latency…

Three critical steps to help maximize All-flash performance

Not all flash solutions are created equal Make sure you understand the difference between real-world performance and advertised, vanity performance. All-flash storage infrastructures are famous for increasing performance.  As a matter of fact, 70% of enterprises choose AFAs for transformative IOPs and reduced application latency.1  However, not all flash solutions are created equally.  Be sure…

Kaminario & ViON Bring Flash Storage-as-a-Service to the Federal Government

The as-as-Service model is evolving at an unprecedented pace across the enterprise. We’ve talked many times about what the SaaSification of the enterprise means here and then again, here. This model, as we know, is not just limited to the world of software. Increasingly, we find that as-a-Service models are the disruptive force behind right-sizing and modernizing of legacy…

Did Someone say NVMe? Playing ‘Whack-A-Mole’ In The Storage Industry

In the technology industry we often talk about Moore’s Law, named for the infamous co-founder of Intel, Gordon Moore. For more than 50 years, Moore’s theory that compute would increase in performance and decrease in cost at an exponential pace has basically held true. Even when we believe we have reached a plateau in a…

Putting an End to the Active-Active vs. Active-Passive Debate

The following is a re-post from the FlashDBA website published here with permission from Mr. FlashDBA himself, Chris Buckel. Amongst some other great material, it references “Groats” – we had to look that one up! — I want you to imagine that you are about to run a race. You have your trainers on, your pre-race warm…