The Cloud Service Provider landscape – Hyperscale, Consumer Cloud, B2B, Telco, and Private Cloud – continues to evolve towards innovating services for elastic infrastructure, SaaS & business-critical applications, and consumer-oriented services. For cloud services to prosper, the appropriate storage infrastructure building blocks must be leveraged to enable high-performing and differentiated offerings. Cloud service providers can leverage the broad SanDisk portfolio of flash storage solutions for infrastructure scalability and performance, along with the ability to control CAPEX and OPEX.
After encountering performance issues with their IaaS legacy storage systems, Wipro deployed an all-flash Software-Defined Storage (SDS) solution from Nexenta and Western Digital. NexentaStor running on the InfiniFlash platform from SanDisk successfully decreased latency while achieving higher IOPS and a smaller server footprint. Its “data center efficiencies” such as power consumption, cooling and density have also been greatly improved.
Enterprise database applications demand unprecedented availability, performance, consistency, affordability, and flexibility. This white paper characterizes solutions and options that satisfy these requirements, including server, storage and software. This configuration highlights the outstanding performance obtained by SQL Server 2016 Availability Groups on state-of-the-art yet affordable HPE hardware, including high-performance, ultra-low-latency storage.
This lab validation report highlight how VDI administrators may leverage SanDisk flash storage products to satisfy the unique read-intensive storage I/O requirements of VDI boot storms relative to traditional HDDs. (12 pages)
VMware customers are able to achieve numerous cost and performance benefits by using SanDisk solid state drive (SSD) flash storage. Flash storage increases overall system performance while enabling much higher virtual machine (VM) host-to-server ratio because of the inherent I/O (input/output) performance characteristics of SanDisk SSDs.
This document will provide the reader with a high-level overview of VMware’s Virtual SAN (Storage Area Network) technology, which is being used to support desktop workloads in a virtualized environment (VDI). It will describe an architecture supporting Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) that has been demonstrated as an effective alternative to traditional SAN storage for this type of application. The primary focus of this paper will be on meeting the typical challenges associated with the storage subsystem of a virtualized infrastructure, with respect to performance capacity, and operational considerations.
DBaaS (Database-as-a-Service) adoption faces several barriers including consistent and predictable performance, availability and reliability, and cost. For cloud-based services that rely on NoSQL or transaction processing, CloudSpeed Ultra Gen. II SATA SSD is specifically optimized to eliminate barriers to make DBaaS flourish as part of your cloud offerings.
This paper shows how SanDisk SSDs significantly improve the performance of the MongoDB NoSQL database workload – particularly when the dataset size exceeds the memory capacity of the server. Test results using the Yahoo! Cloud Serving Benchmark (YCSB) will compellingly demonstrate the advantages of using SanDisk SSDs in open-source NoSQL database environments
This white paper shows the benefits of performance gains, low latency, high throughput and scalability for Cloud and Hyperscale data center customers by using SanDisk SSDs vs. HDDs for the Cassandra NoSQL database environment.
This technical white paper describes a three-node Oracle NoSQL Cluster deployment procedure on Fusion ioMemory storage highlighting the performance and scalability advantages compared to traditional spinning disks using the Yahoo Cloud Serving Benchmark (YCSB) benchmark tool.
This white paper shows the benefits of using SanDisk SSDs in conjunction with an Apache HBase deployment, using the “Yahoo! Cloud Serving Benchmark” (YCSB) – with update-heavy and read-heavy workloads.
This paper shows how the combination of SanDisk flash storage and Torusware Speedus are able to significantly increase the performance of Apache ActiveMQ™ - the leading open-source messaging library. The traditional bottleneck in this environment, usually storage I/O overhead, is greatly reduced along with an increase in scalability of the messaging middleware.
Buffer Pool Extension (BPE) - a new feature introduced in Microsoft SQL Server 2014 – effectively extends SQL Server’s usable memory from physical memory onto solid state disk drives (SSDs). This provides very cost-effective, increased performance - allowing customers to scale-up their databases as demand grows. This document outlines the usage of BPE, describing best practices for use with SanDisk SSDs, along with the testing models used to characterize the performance gains possible.
This paper summarizes the advantages of using SanDisk SSDs with Oracle’s NoSQL database in environments where performance is critical while dealing with vast amounts of data. Comparisons are made on a single server node using SanDisk’s CloudSpeed SATA SSDs compared with HDDs when running the standard Yahoo! Cloud Serving Benchmark (YCSB).
Utilizing the Oracle HCTS component certification process, SanDisk can now offer Oracle SPARC server and Solaris 11 customers the compatibility, performance, and cost benefits of our Lightning SSDs.