Data Storage, Cloud Computing, & High Performance Computing Marketing

Agnes Lamont

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Texas Memory Systems, maker of the World's Fastest Storage®, today announced its RamSan-500 solid state disk system has been certified as interoperable with Microsoft's Windows Server 2008.  The RamSan-500 is an enterprise-class cached Flash storage system that delivers high performance, large capacity storage more economically than adding a similar capacity high-end hard disk-based RAID system. The RamSan-500 can deliver more than sixteen times the performance while using 50% less power. Solid state storage devices like the RamSan-500 are deployed in enterprise data centers to accelerate software applications such as online applications and SQL Server databases running on Windows Server 2008. Utilizing the inherent strengths of solid state disks, applications can accommodate more concurrent users and simultaneous transactions more economical than adding monolithic ... (more)

OPERA by Texas Memory Systems Boosts Oracle Productivity and Slashes Latency by 99.7%

November 16, 2009, Houston, Texas, USA - Texas Memory Systems, maker of the World's Fastest Storage®, today announced OPERA for Oracle environments.  OPERA tightly integrates Texas Memory Systems’ Flash Solid State Disks with Oracle 11g, Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM), and Oracle Real Application Clusters to ensure that every performance sensitive I/O is handled at RamSan speed. By serving all blocking Input/Output (I/O) requests from RamSan, the industry’s highest-performing Flash SSD, OPERA provides unmatched Oracle database performance. This new architecture leverag... (more)

GridIron Systems Showcases All-Flash OneAppliance Solutions

GridIron Systems, a pioneer in Big Data acceleration, will showcase OneAppliance, a comprehensive suite of data storage and compute solutions designed especially for accelerating Big Data analytics, at PASS SQLRally in Dallas, Texas this week. IT professionals at the event will have the opportunity to see how OneAppliance can transparently accelerate existing data infrastructures and expand production, test and development environments, including Data Marts. Using OneAppliance solutions, applications based on SQL Server can deliver data to more concurrent users at optimal speed... (more)

Extenua Cloud2Drive Software Stories Enterprise Data in the Cloud

Extenua Inc., a pioneering developer of enterprise software that simplifies and secures the use of cloud technologies, announced the general availability of Cloud2Drive. Extenua's Cloud2Drive enables enterprises of any size to securely store data in the cloud and access it without interruption. Enterprises can reduce costs and improve service levels for local, remote and mobile users by deploying Cloud2Drive. The software is based on patent-pending technology that can aggregate data from multiple cloud providers, increase availability, accessibility and sharing, both offline and ... (more)

Writing Stuff or Content Marketing?

The difference between a hoarder and a collector is organization. The same holds true for the distinction between collateral creation and content marketing. Creating and posting piles of "stuff" online is not the same thing as cultivating and engaging an audience as a trusted expert and thought leader. Having a strong content marketing strategy can improve the effectiveness of inbound marketing through all buying phases, from awareness through purchase, and increase overall brand equity. Answering the following questions should help guide your strategy successfully: 1. Who is m... (more)