Social and mobile users make real-time buying decisions that strain legacy relational databases running on slow storage
, said Lee Caswell, vice president, Products, Solutions and Services Marketing, NetApp.
Sadly, that often leaves us with remarkably slow storage
that cannot keep up with the workloads.
Demanding users such as creative professionals or gamers often face bottlenecks and slow storage
can play a major role in extending processing or loading times, which ultimately leads to a degraded application or gaming experience, the statement said.
For example, VSA software facilities and services will enable easy migration of data from slow storage
to fast storage without disrupting application availability.
Flex-IO cuts latency ( which is also often mentioned as an industry issue when making use of spinning disks or slow storage
for virtual desktops) by up to 75%.