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Welcome to Undelete Server

Welcome to Undelete Server The Undelete® Server software includes powerful features and components to provide real time data protection enabling you to recover accidentally deleted files very fast. This article is for you if you have purchased the Undelete software, are using the 30-day trial software, or are considering adding [...]

By |February 4th, 2021|Categories: File Recovery and Protection, Uncategorized, Undelete, Windows Servers|0 Comments

SQL Optimization: How to Achieve 2X Faster MS-SQL Applications

SQL Optimization: How to Achieve 2X Faster MS-SQL Applications By following the best practices outlined here for SQL optimization, we can virtually guarantee a 2X or faster boost in your MS-SQL performance with DymaxIO*, our I/O optimization software. The secret sauce to 2X faster SQL is to install DymaxIO and [...]

By |January 19th, 2021|Categories: Application Performance, SQL Server|2 Comments

Windows is still Windows Whether in the Cloud, on Hyperconverged or All-flash

Let me start by stating two facts – facts that I will substantiate if you continue to the end. Fact #1: Windows suffers from severe write inefficiencies that dampen overall performance. The holy grail question as to how severe is answered below. Fact #2: Windows is still Windows whether running [...]

By |November 17th, 2020|Categories: Application Performance, Cloud, SAN, SQL Server, SSD, Solid State, Flash|3 Comments

How to Recover Lost or Deleted Files BEFORE Resorting to Outsourced Data Recovery

Here’s a nightmare scenario…a user accidentally deletes irreplaceable or valued files from a network share, and there is no way to recover the data because: >The file was created or modified then deleted AFTER the last valid backup/snapshot was taken. >There is NO valid backup or snapshot to recover the [...]

By |November 13th, 2020|Categories: Data Protection and Recovery, Undelete|3 Comments

Undelete Can Do That Too?

Can Undelete® really securely delete files and ensure data you want gone is unrecoverable? Yes. You may have already heard countless customers tout the file recovery features of Condusiv’s Undelete and how IT Pros use it as a recycle bin on file servers for real-time protection, so they don’t have [...]

By |November 10th, 2020|Categories: Data Protection and Recovery, Undelete|0 Comments

A Simple Trick on Maintaining Your Storage Performance – Maintain Your Free Space

In the last couple of months, I was approached by three different companies that were frantic because they were experiencing an EXTREME fragmentation issue. Not just files that were in hundreds or thousands of fragments, but in millions! Of course, this was causing performance issues but even worse, the fragmentation [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Categories: Storage Performance|0 Comments

How to Get the Performance of a “Premium” Cloud Instance at Much Lower Cost

The WSJ ran an article recently on cloud cost inefficiencies that said “costs can spiral if they aren't closely managed. There are lots of inefficiencies.” In moving to the Cloud, you need to choose the optimum Cloud instance and “add-ons” that will provide the highest IOPS and data transfer [...]

By |August 5th, 2020|Categories: Cloud, Cost Reduction, DymaxIO, IOPS, Performance|0 Comments

What Condusiv’s Diskeeper Does for Me

Guest article on Diskeeper for Windows by Timothy Warner, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Cloud and Datacenter Management who is based in Nashville, TN. His professional specialties include Microsoft Azure, cross-platform PowerShell, and all things Windows Server-related. This article has been updated to indicate that Diskeeper is now new [...]

Do SSDs Degrade Over Time – Part 2

In Part 1, I explained how SSDs can degrade over time and the reason for it was associated with an undesirable SSD phenomenon called the Write Amplification Factor (WAF). This is a numerical value that indicates the actual amount of data that was written to an SSD in relation to [...]

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