SOURCE: Winchester Systems Inc.
BILLERICA, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 6, 2012) - Winchester Systems Inc., a leading data storage solutions provider, today released a new white paper titled, "More Virtual Machines per Server with FlashDisk RAID Disk Arrays." The white paper highlights how the high performance of FlashDisk RAID Disk Arrays deliver I/O performance needed to balance server performance and maximize the number of virtual machines supported in today demanding virtual environments.
Discussions within this informative white paper include:
1. Performance analysis related to the layers of server memory, data storage, virtual memory, OS paging and hypervisor paging.
2. Identification of new I/O bottlenecks created by virtual machines and how they can be solved by high performance disk access.
3. Comparison of the relative benefits of hard disk drives versus solid state disk drives.
The white paper provides a thought provoking insight into exactly what is happening inside the virtual environment and a list of suggestions on what to do about it.
To download the white paper, click here.
About Winchester Systems Inc.
Winchester Systems provides "Purpose-Built" data storage solutions for commercial and military applications that include servers, networking, storage and software combined with professional integration services. Storage offerings include FlashDisk RAID Disk Arrays in Direct Attached Storage (DAS), Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN) configurations. These tiered storage solutions offer a wide variety of SAS and SSD disks for Fibre Channel, SAS and iSCSI environments. FlashServer Intel-based servers include standard and high availability configurations. For more information visit: www.winsys.com.