Server clustering News
September 15, 2015
PernixData FVP server-side cache supports VMware vSphere 6 and a call-home feature. Analytics and free software for RAM read caching were also added.
August 21, 2015
IT pros at TurboTax spotted trouble with big data search times on Vertica after standing up 40 new servers and the tax deadline just weeks away.
July 06, 2015
ITA Group cites primary data reduction capabilities as a key factor in picking Tegile storage arrays after it outgrew its EMC VNX system.
February 26, 2015
PernixData FVP's latest version compresses data on RAM, and its server-side caching software pools flash and memory resources.
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