Infinite I/O

Choosing the right 3rd-party software for VMware vSphere

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Feb 16, 2018

All of our customers run VMware vSphere - every one of them. So we are very familiar with how vSphere gets deployed, how it is managed, and how critical it is to the organizations that use it.

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Topics: vaio, support

Lab results with Intel Optane

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Feb 13, 2018

We've written previously about Intel's Optane cards - why to consider them, what workloads they're suited for, and how to get the most out of them with VMware. Today we'll share some initial results from our lab testing with Optane.

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Topics: Performance, Optane

The Cache Guys Q&A: More on cache sizing

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Feb 6, 2018

 Dear Cache Guys,

Is it possible for my cache to be too big?

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The Cache Guys Q&A: Cache sizing

Posted by Steve Sears on Jan 29, 2018

Dear Cache Guys,

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Topics: Cache Guys

Spectre and Meltdown: Impact to Storage

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Jan 15, 2018

The recent revelations about the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities found in Intel CPUs have had far-reaching consequences. Being in the storage industry, we've been most interested in the impact that these vulnerabilities (and their fixes) have on storage.

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Topics: Performance

Socks (not an all-flash array) for Christmas? We can help!

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Jan 3, 2018

If Santa didn't bring you the storage array you had on your Christmas list, don't despair. With our software, and a non-disruptive 15-minute installation, we can have your old storage array working as good as new. Here's how:

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The best 5 things from 2017

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Dec 19, 2017

As 2018 quickly approaches, we're taking a moment to look back at 2017, a great year here at Infinio. Here are the 5 best things that happened: 

1. A record number of new customers chose to add Infinio to their datacenters, including Marriott Vacations, Symantec, and Pillsbury Law.

2. We racked up our frequent flyer miles attending 30 local VMUG UserCons around the United States, from Boston to Seattle, and San Diego to South Florida (and everything in between!) Find out what we talked to attendees about.

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Topics: About Us

Q&A with our VP of Engineering on Intel Optane

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Nov 7, 2017

Over at VMBlog, Tom Linnell, our VP of Engineering, answers some questions about Intel Optane. Tom has been involved in high-performance storage and computing for more than three decades, most recently at EMC. His conversation at VMBlog included his thoughts on:

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Topics: Performance, Optane

Results from our vSphere and storage upgrade survey

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Nov 2, 2017

A few months ago we survey over 2,000 IT decision makers about whether they had upgraded to vSphere 6, and what kind of storage they had. We've compiled the results intoa short presentation you can download.

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Topics: results, survey, vsphere

Intel Optane: What VMware Administrators need to know

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Oct 23, 2017

It’s been over two years since Intel and Micron first announced a new type of memory called 3D XPoint.  Hailed as the next generation of storage media, 3D Xpoint was described as faster than NAND, denser than RAM, and non-volatile.

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Topics: Performance, Optane