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Deliver compute and storage resources through a common virtualized platform — getting accelerated and predictable performance — with our hyperconverged, all-flash VMware vSAN 6.2 Ready Nodes. Their scale-out architecture lets you optimize the data I/O path while minimizing CPU...

“Latency kills revenues.” If you had the pleasure of attending VMworld in San Francisco this week, you probably heard this in the keynote presentation. And it’s absolutely true. Let me explain...

  • Publication Date: 09/03/2015
  • Author: Doug Rollins

Virtual SAN. Make it SOLID. That’s our mantra this week at VMworld 2015: “Make it SOLID.” Last year at VMworld, Micron demonstrated the all-flash version of VMware’s Virtual SAN (VSAN). This demonstration prompted VMware’s engineers to work with us to accelerate their support...

  • Publication Date: 09/01/2015
  • Author: Kirstin Bordner

There’s a ton of buzz (and a touch of hype) around solid state drives (SSDs) enabling virtualized environment success. Is any of it true? How can you be sure? In general, the promise of virtualized environments reads like...

  • Publication Date: 12/16/2014
  • Author: Doug Rollins

Big data has evolved rapidly. Very recently we thought of ‘big data’ very differently. I’d venture a guess that many reading this remember when big data was synonymous with thoughts like: ‘really slow’ or ‘eventually you might get something out of it’ or even ‘…just don’t be...

  • Publication Date: 08/11/2016
  • Author: Doug Rollins

It might not be as easy as placing an order at your nearest coffee shop, but the pervasiveness of virtualization in the data center is creating a multitude of different virtual storage area network (VSAN) options. It is probably easy to guess our flavor when it comes to...

  • Publication Date: 09/28/2015
  • Author: Matt Wokas

Storage workload needs are evolving at an unprecedented rate. Workloads that were once satiated by the IOPS of spinning disks (HDDs)  now greedily hunger for the performance  flash-based devices (SSDs) offer.

  • Publication Date: 11/23/2015
  • Author: Joe Cook

VMware went all in with all-flash Virtual SAN with the launch of Virtual SAN 6.2 on February 10th 2016. The ability to dedupe and perform data compression are only available on the all flash configuration, and really help drive down the cost of storage. To fully take advantage...

  • Publication Date: 05/03/2016
  • Author: Matt Wokas

In 2013, when VMware first released Virtual SAN (VSAN), Micron saw a significant opportunity to leverage solid state drives (SSDs) to maximize VSAN’s performance and functionality while extending additional benefits that are unattainable with standard HDDs. With the first...

  • Publication Date: 01/06/2016
  • Author: Jason Massae

Happy 2016 to all! I wish you all the best for the year. After enjoying some time off during the holidays with my family, during the ‘short week’ in-between Christmas and New Year’s Day, I spent some time in the trusty home lab. In my last post, I described my findings running...

  • Publication Date: 01/12/2016
  • Author: Rob Peglar