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Intel Accelerates Servers with Xeon E5 Chip Launch

Latest Intel server chip release delivers new I/O, security and performance gains.


Tags: security, Intel, I/O, Xeon, xeon e5

Xsigo's I/O Director Cuts the Cord, Virtually

Despite their claims of simplicity, virtualized data centers still need much in the way of wire and cables, particularly for for data that flows between the virtual machines. SFS 1.0 Server Fabric Suite, a new upgrade for I/O Director, aims to remedy this.
Tags: virtualization technology, I/O, Fibre Channel over Ethernet, xsigo

FlashSoft Tackles I/O Bottleneck on Server Side

Startup firm's software makes enterprise flash available as a server-tier computing resource.
Tags: Flash, SSD, I/O, I/O Virtualization, Flash Storage

Uncover Your 10 Most Painful Performance Bottlenecks

There is no magic bullet when it comes to finding performance bottlenecks, but knowing where to look for them enhances your aim.
Tags: Top 10, performance, I/O, performance tuning, bottleneck

Xsigo Takes a Punch at Cisco With New Virtual I/O Offering

Xsigo took up the fight for networking to the cloud with an Ethernet version of I/O Director.
Tags: Cisco, I/O, virtual I/O, VMworld, xsigo

Xsigo Promises Bold Data Center Management Advance

With backers that include Dell and Salesforce, Xsigo will announce what it says will be a virtual I/O breakthrough for the data center.
Tags: Dell, Cisco, I/O, VMworld, xsigo

The Growing Pool of I/O Virtualization Technology Options

As server virtualization continues to take the world by storm, I/O bottlenecks are an ever-present and ever-growing issue. Fortunately, I/O-centric virtualization technology choices are also increasing.
Tags: virtualization, virtualization technologies, I/O, virtual I/O, xsigo

Monitoring Disk Usage With Iotop

Tip of the Trade: Hard disk thrashing? Check out Iotop, a Python program similar to top that enables you to keep an eye on disk I/O.
Tags: Python, Ubuntu, Debian, I/O, OS

Intel, Dell, Red Hat and Others Rally Around SR-IOV

Virtually Speaking: Intel began pimping its Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) solution at this week's IDF. Dell, Citrix Red Hat, Neterion and others have already hopped on board.
Tags: virtualization, Intel, Red Hat, Dell, I/O

Is That a Web Server in Your Pocket?

Need a low-power Web server? Dell's latest offering, a VIA-based product, has a small footprint for both power consumption and real-estate. And it's not the only one of its kind.
Tags: server, Dell, power management, I/O, web server

I/O Optimization

Scheduler algorithms are one way to get the most out of your I/O subsystem. Noop, deadline, anticipatory, and completely fair queuing are among the most popular with Linux users.
Tags: I/O