There was a time when IT Operation meant managing farms of physical servers. A single server handled a single application or workload. To handle peak workloads, servers were over-provisioned, much more than the application demanded, causing very low CPU utilization. Any new project meant adding a new physical server.Read more
Welcome to the Diamanti blogging community, where Diamanti executives, employees, and non-
employees alike exchange views about new container requirements and best practices for using
Diamanti and standards-based technologies.
So you’re ready to start looking at containers but don’t know where to start? If you’re like most people, you begin the adventure like everyone else. You’ll Google around a bit, attend a few relevant shows, go to a few meetup groups, etc. It’s the first set of steps in a long and familiar journey – one that seemingly repeats itself with every shift in technology.Read more
In a recent blog post, HPE claimed “The right persistent storage is key for running enterprise applications in containers”. In other words, “it’s all about the storage”.Read more
This is one of those historic periods in IT where the disruptive impact of a new technology isn’t just obvious in hindsight, but profound while it’s happening. Just like 10 years ago the when enterprises replatformed on virtual machines, today we’re witnessing the replatforming of the modern software stack based on the container format.Read more
Everyone brags about IOPS with the advent of flash storage, but the real application performance factor is storage latency. Diamanti achieves 100 microsecond storage latencies, an order-of-magnitude improvement from previous architectures and the key to enabling data-intensive applications requiring hundreds of thousands of database operations each second. How does Diamanti achieve this dramatic performance increase?Read more