Infinite I/O

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

The Cache Guys Q&A: CPU Utilization

Posted by Steve Sears on Sep 20, 2017

We have a great technical team here at Infinio and starting today, they'll be sharing their point of view on technology, practitioner tips, and technical answers to common questions.

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Topics: Performance, Cache, Cache Guys

Infinio named one of CIOReview's 20 VMware Solution Providers

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Sep 13, 2017

We're proud to be included in this year's list of CIOReview's 20 VMware Solution Providers.

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Topics: Performance, award

That time Albert Einstein endorsed Infinio

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Sep 5, 2017

Albert Einstein once said, "No problem can be solved by the same kind of thinking that created it." At Infinio, we like to say that this is particularly true about storage performance problems - they can't be solved with hardware alone.

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Topics: Performance, software, hardware

First timers' guide to VMworld

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Aug 17, 2017

Next week, we're headed to VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas. This is our 5th time attending the show, and we're looking forward to a great time.

In case you've never been to VMworld, we thought we'd give you some advice on how to make the most of the week:

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Topics: VMworld

VMworld 2017: How to meet Infinio

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Aug 15, 2017

If you're headed to VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas, you're probably figuring out your schedule, choosing sessions, picking which parties to attend, and generally wondering how to pack two weeks of activities into four days!

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Topics: VMworld

Intel Optane: Our POV

Posted by Arun Agarwal on Jul 13, 2017

Disclosure: As a leading DRAM and NAND caching company for data centers and private clouds, we’re collaborating closely with Intel on Optane testing, and it is an area of great interest to us. We’ve been closely following the discussion around the recent Register article that quotes Wikibon’s report on Optane by David Floyer. While we don’t have a subscription to Wikibon and thus can’t read the full report, we wanted to respond, as most IT decision makers will only see the Register article or the Wikibon free preview.

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Topics: Talking Tech, Performance, NAND, Optane, Intel, 3D Xpoint, RAM

Accelerating VSAN

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on May 30, 2017

In the past year, VSAN has become a major force in enterprise storage.  Once relegated to test labs, VSAN is now probably the top product we hear customers considering as their storage refresh comes around.

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Topics: Talking Tech