Happy New Year… A year ago we were talking about EMC Project Lightning. Since then Project Lightning, now VFCache, has been introduced, providing Turbocharged Performance, Automated Intelligence and Enterprise-Class Protection. VFCache 1.5 was released in August, the first Server Flash Cache solution to deliver in-line deduplication and VMware vMotion support. (The only Flash Cache vMotion on the VMware HCL).
That momentum will not only continue, but accelerate in 2013. VFCache 2.0, VFStore and Project “X” – It’s going to be a great year. Get the latest by following www.InsideFlash.com.
The EMC Solutions Group recently released a whitepaper focused on EMC Infrastructure for VMware. The solution includes real world database workloads. Data warehouse and OLTP, Microsoft SQL and Oracle, all virtualized. A configuration that reflects what our customers are doing as they move to the cloud. A key component of that configuration is EMC VFCache, accelerating both the Data warehouse and OLTP environments.
In keeping with one of my goals of www.InsideFlash.com (and www.InsideThePartnership.com) I spent some time with the engineer behind that whitepaper. Turns out, they did more testing than was documented in the whitepaper. Check out Inside Flash episode #7 for all the details.