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Microsoft Ignite, formerly known as TechEd, is the largest conference for Microsoft related news and information. The event was held September 26th -30th this year, and Microsoft announced a number of new products, discussed their roadmap and shared updates on their ecosystem....

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IT organizations must maintain service level agreements (SLAs) by meeting the demands of applications that work on a SQL Server. To meet these requirements they must deliver superior performance and continuous uptime of each SQL Server instance. Furthermore, application dependent on SQL Server, such as agile development, CRM, BI, or IOT, are increasingly dynamic and require faster adaptability to performance and high availability challenges than device level provisioning, analytics and management can provide. ...

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CPU - The New Bottleneck?

Sep 29, 2016 AT 11:01 AM

An interesting phenomenon is occurring with the relationship between the application, the CPU, and the I/O (most notably where the data resides). Prior to modern parallel I/O processing, the largest bottleneck which existed in the I/O stack was unquestionably the storage sub-system....

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VMworld 2016 Wrap Up: Top Trends

Sep 28, 2016 AT 09:36 AM

With VMworld US 2016 in the books, DataCore Senior Director of Product Marketing Sushant Rao and Tech Evangelist Todd Mace recently presented a webinar to discuss the top trends and news highlights from the event....

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