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Why Faster Storage May NOT Fix It

With all the myriad of possible hardware solutions to storage I/O performance issues, the question that people are starting to ask is something like:      If I just buy newer, faster Storage, won’t that fix my application performance problem? The short answer is:      Maybe Yes (for a while), Quite [...]

DymaxIO Dashboard Analytics 13 Metrics and Why They Matter

Our DymaxIO software includes a built-in dashboard that reports the benefits our software is providing. There are tabs in the dashboard that allow users to view very granular data that can help them assess the impact of our software. In the dashboard Analytics tab we display hourly data for 13 [...]

By |January 16th, 2023|Categories: Windows PCs and Laptops, Windows Servers|0 Comments

I/Os Are Not Created Equal – Random I/O Versus Sequential I/O

Random I/O versus Sequential I/O To demonstrate the performance difference of I/O patterns, put yourself in a Veterinarian’s office where all the data is still stored on paper in file cabinets. For a single animal (billing, payments, medication, visits, procedures…), it is all stored in different folders and placed in [...]

By |December 27th, 2022|Categories: IntelliWrite, Performance, SSD, Solid State, Flash|0 Comments

How to Improve Application Performance by Decreasing Disk Latency like an IT Engineer

Disk Latency, Heavy Workloads, Poor Response Time - Oh My I am an IT engineer and I am going to discuss improving application performance and response times by decreasing disk latency. I hope you enjoy and feel free to comment. You might be responsible for a busy SQL server, for [...]

By |December 26th, 2022|Categories: Application Performance, Storage Performance|2 Comments

How To Find Out If Your Windows Servers Have an I/O Performance Problem

You Can Stop The I/O Performance Frustration! IT pros know all too well the pain and frustration due to I/O performance problems such as users getting disconnected and complaining, SQL reports or queries taking forever or timing out, annoyingly slow applications causing users to wait, lose productivity and complain, backups [...]

By |August 17th, 2022|Categories: Windows Servers|0 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 |August 4th, 2022|Categories: Application Performance, Cloud, SAN, SQL Server, SSD, Solid State, Flash|3 Comments

MEDITECH Hospital Speeds EHR & MS-SQL with DymaxIO I/O Transformation Software

The Performance Challenges Community Medical Center (CMC) had one initial requirement – find a FAL remediation solution for their MEDITECH electronic health record (EHR) application to maintain 24/7 availability and avoid downtime. What surprised them the most was the extent of the performance boost from using DymaxIO™ I/O transformation software. [...]

By |June 14th, 2022|Categories: Application Performance, DymaxIO, MEDITECH|0 Comments

University of Illinois Doubles SQL and Oracle Performance on All-Flash Arrays with DymaxIO I/O Transformation Software

The University of Illinois, had already deployed an all-flash Dell Compellent storage array to support their hardest hitting application, AssetWorks AiM, that runs on Oracle. After a year in service, performance began to erode due to growth in users and overall workload. Other hard hitting MS-SQL applications supported by hybrid [...]

By |March 11th, 2022|Categories: SQL Server, Virtualization, Windows Servers|0 Comments

A Deep Dive Into The I/O Performance Dashboard

While most users are familiar with the main DymaxIO™/Diskeeper®/V-locity®/SSDkeeper™ Dashboard view which focuses on the number of I/Os eliminated and Storage I/O Time Saved, the I/O Performance Dashboard tab takes a deeper look into the performance characteristics of I/O activity. The data shown here is similar in nature to other [...]

By |March 10th, 2022|Categories: DymaxIO, IntelliMemory, IntelliWrite|7 Comments

Application Performance is Not at the Mercy of Your Hardware

It's not your hardware's fault that your application performance stinks! SQL query freezes or timeouts, reports running too long, users complaining or getting disconnected, batch jobs failing, backups taking too long or failing to complete in their allotted window, and any of a host of other Windows application performance troubles [...]

By |February 9th, 2022|Categories: Application Performance, Uncategorized|0 Comments

13 Windows Performance Problems Traced to a Single Source

13 substantial Windows performance problems that can cause the most frustration and chew up valuable IT time can be directly traced to a single source. In this article, we’re going to show you how. First, let’s briefly touch on and describe each Windows performance issues. 1. Slow Application Performance This [...]

By |January 24th, 2022|Categories: Application Performance, DymaxIO, Performance, SQL Server|0 Comments