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 [...]

How to make NVMe storage even faster

This is a blog to complement a vlog that I posted a few weeks ago, in which I demonstrated how to use the intelligent RAM caching technology found in the V-locity® software from Condusiv® Technologies to improve the performance that a computer can get from [...]

Financial Sector Battered by Rising Compliance Costs

Finance is already an outlier in terms of IT costs. The industry devotes 10.5% of total revenue to IT—and on average, each financial industry IT staffer supports only 15.7 users, the fewest of any industry. All over the world, financial services companies are facing skyrocketing [...]

Doing it All: The Internet of Things and the Data Tsunami

“If you’re a CIO today, basically you have no choice. You have to do edge computing and cloud computing, and you have to do them within budgets that don’t allow for wholesale hardware replacement…” For a while there, it looked like corporate IT resource planning [...]

I’m a MEDITECH Hospital with SSDs, Is FAL Growth Still an Issue that Risks Downtime?

Now that many MEDITECH hospitals have gone all-flash for their backend storage, one of the most common questions we field is whether or not there is still downtime risk from the File Attribute List (FAL) growth issue if the data physically lives on solid-state drives [...]

FAL Remediation and Improved Performance for MEDITECH

When someone mentions heavy fragmentation on a Windows NTFS Volume, the first thing that usually comes to mind is performance degradation. While performance degradation is certainly bad, what’s worse is application failure when the application gets this error.   Windows Error - "The requested operation [...]

ER Can’t Afford Slow Patient Records

Slow medical record load times were hurting ER and overall patient care hospital-wide. Ryan Barker was responsible for overseeing the MEDITECH EHR systems at Hancock Regional. As he put it, “You can imagine how dire the situation can be, particularly in the ER. My users [...]

2020-07-23T14:09:04-04:00March 1st, 2015|MEDITECH, V-locity|0 Comments

When Speed Matters Most

We talk a lot about data around here. Particularly, how to make it perform better, how to make applications respond faster, how to solve some of IT's most formidable challenges around managing increasingly complex data centers.But nothing compares to the importance of data performance when [...]

2013-11-15T05:22:00-05:00November 15th, 2013|MEDITECH|0 Comments