Infinite I/O

Our work with Solarwinds on hands-off storage latency resolution

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Oct 31, 2016

We've been working with our friends over at Solarwinds® to see how we could deploy Infinio Accelerator alongide Solarwinds Virtualization Manager ("VMAN"). Storage latency issues remain a major concern in vSphere environments, and our goal was to see if we could make it even easier to address storage latency issues using VMAN's monitoring with Infinio's acceleration.  

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Topics: Talking Tech

What's new in Infinio Accelerator 3.1

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Oct 25, 2016

Our engineers have been busy since releasing 3.0 back in June. Here's some of what's new in our 3.1 release:

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Topics: Talking Tech, Launch

Big news for VSAN and VVols customers

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Aug 5, 2016

A few months ago, we announced the general availability of the 3rd generation of our award-winning Infinio Accelerator.  We told you about our certification as "VMware Ready", VMware's highest level of endorsement for development partners.

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Topics: Talking Tech

VAIO Primer: Part II "Getting Started with Storage Policies"

Posted by Dan Perkins on Jul 12, 2016

Today we continue our series on VAIO.  You can start with the prologue (Running vSphere 6? Why you should care about VAIO), the first post (VAIO Primer "What is VAIO?") or just start here. 

In my last post, I looked at how we install an I/O filter.  I mentioned that installation alone is not sufficient to start using it, and that an association needs to be made between the filter and a VMDK. 

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Topics: Talking Tech

VAIO Primer: Part I "What is VAIO?"

Posted by Dan Perkins on Jun 28, 2016

Today we continue our series on VAIO.  You can start with the prologue ("Running vSphere 6? Why you should care about VAIO") or just start here. 

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Topics: Talking Tech

Running vSphere 6? Why you should care about VAIO.

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Jun 22, 2016

One of the things we've been touting about our newest release is how it is built specifically for vSphere 6 environments, using VMware's vSphere APIs for IO filters ("VAIO") framework.

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Topics: Talking Tech

What makes a successful software evaluation?

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Apr 11, 2016

After thousands of downloads of Infinio Accelerator, we’ve learned a few things about how to have a successful evaluation. And by successful, we mean one that doesn’t waste anyone’s time. I talked to some of the Infinio team members who have helped our customers have the most successful evaluations. Here’s what they had to say. 

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Topics: Talking Tech

3 Ways to Refresh your VMware Environment this Spring

Posted by Amanda Carignan on Mar 24, 2016

There is something special about Spring arriving in New England, where Infinio is headquartered: days start to get longer, the Red Sox fire up a new season, and lots of people are motivated to clean up yards and outdoor space as we dig out from winter.   

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Topics: Talking Tech, Event, VMUG

Customer Solutions Spotlight: Faster Database Reporting

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Mar 17, 2016

We know that the best information about Infinio comes from the source - from Infinio customers. So when we noticed that increasingly more customers had all been using Infinio the same way, we started to pay attention.

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Topics: Talking Tech

Abundance vs. scarcity in storage performance resources

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Mar 11, 2015

Over at Talking Tech with SHD, Infinio CTO Scott Davis posted a piece on scarcity and abundance. His thesis is that the design of computer systems has always aligned with leveraging resources that are abundant to compensate for those that are scarce.

If you look at Infinio’s architecture, you can see that we follow that model too. Our Accelerator product leverages abundant resources on servers to solve storage performance problems that are due to scarce resources on the storage side:

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Topics: Talking Tech