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By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Mar 16, 2016

What is the difference between memory sharing and overcommitment?

Both memory management techniques can help improve consolidation, but before enabling either, administrators should understand the nuances to each approach. Continue Reading

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By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Apr 27, 2016

Two server memory types shaking up performance expectations

Memory manufacturers are getting creative for high performance. High Bandwidth Memory and Hybrid Memory Cube modules could appear in the next generation of servers. Continue Reading

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By Brian Kirsch Manage Apr 04, 2016

Strategies to balance memory overcommitment and mitigate risk

Memory management techniques that allow VMs to share resources are common, but you should follow these tips and strategies to reduce risk. Continue Reading

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By Garry Kranz News Mar 31, 2016

HPE launches NVDIMM, NVMe Persistent Memory products

Gen9 ProLiant storage servers are the focus of HPE's Persistent Memory product launch, including an 8 GB NVDIMM module and a family of PCIe NVMe flash drives. Continue Reading

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By Dave Raffo News Mar 24, 2016

Violin Memory fuses with Stream, creates FlashSync

Violin Memory is trying to push its all-flash arrays into the financial services market through a partnership with U.K. software vendor Stream Financial. The vendors have combined to launch what ... Continue Reading

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By Stephen J. Bigelow Problem Solve Mar 21, 2016

How should I address memory errors in a virtualized system?

Many hypervisors have features that can prevent memory-related problems from escalating into devastating server crashes. Continue Reading

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By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Mar 16, 2016

How does memory compression compare to page swapping?

Memory compression can help improve performance by reducing the time needed for swap file access. Continue Reading

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By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Apr 21, 2016

Get to know server memory types in the evolving IT space

Understanding server memory reliability, performance and configuration can pay off in the data center, especially with advanced technologies on the market. Continue Reading

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By Garry Kranz News Jan 28, 2016

Plexistor SDM Community Edition to converge memory, storage

Plexistor claims its 'software-defined memory' platform lets in-memory databases and traditional enterprise workloads run without dedicated compute-storage clusters. Continue Reading

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By Marc Staimer Evaluate Dec 29, 2015

Why attach NAND flash storage directly to the memory channel?

Why would you attach NAND flash storage directly to the memory channel? Isn't RAM much faster than NAND? Marc Staimer discusses this and more in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading