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  • 1. § Team of Flash industry pioneers § Flash Memory Arrays Since 2009 § 4th generation products Founded in ’05 § Designed for Tier 1 § Worldwide support capability § Proven industry-leading performance Next Gen Tier 1 § Toshiba: NAND Flash Inventor with close R&D collaboration § Leading strategic investors: Toshiba, SAP, Juniper… § Fortune 500 leaders § Aggressively adding logos § Web, Telco, Banking, Retail, Govt., Healthcare, etc.
  • 2. Memory Arrays Windows Flash Array Memory Services Legacy Storage Migration, Tiering, Caching, Protection, Data Reduction Enterprise Applications on Memory Storage Predictive, Automated and Centralized Control Violin Symphony Scale-Out Storage for Microsoft Platforms MLC   SLC   DRAM   Data Management Services Memory Services Data Access Protocols Central Mgmt Standards- based Interfaces Violin Memory Operating System Comprehensive Memory Services Gen 4
  • 3. 3 Par San Arrays Everyone Else §  Legacy architecture §  SSD instead of HDD §  Disk-plus performance §  Latency in milliseconds §  Local Flash Management Violin Memory Flash Array Violin Memory Flash Array §  Built from ground-up §  Engineered for flash §  Memory-like performance §  Latency in microseconds §  Global Flash Management
  • 4. CPU Cycle with Disk: t 80% Wait 20% Work CPU Cycle with Violin: 5% Wait 95% Work t Up to 10X Work In the Same Time I/O Wait I/O Wait
  • 5. File Client File Server SMB ServerSMB Client User Kernel Application Disk R-NIC Network w/ RDMA support NTFS SCSI Network w/ RDMA support R-NIC
  • 6. Hyper-V Failover share - connections and handles lost, temporary stall of IO 2 2 Normal operation1 Connections and handles auto-recovered Application IO continues with no errors3 1 3 fsshare fsshare
  • 7. ServerClient SMB Encryption
  • 8. File Server SMB Direct Client RDMA NIC SMB Direct Ethernet or InfiniBand SMB Server SMB Client Memory Memory NDKPINDKPI RDMA NIC RDMA
  • 9. 0.55 0.5 0.3 60 55 40
  • 10. Cluster in a box WFA is NOT Cluster in a box
  • 11. Transforma1ve  Speed  in  Storage   Enables  consolida1on  and  cost  savings   Increases  server  u1liza1on   SMB  Direct  for  MicrosoA  applica1ons   Enables  file  server  func1ons   RDMA  as  a  Storage  Superhighway   Encryp1on   Dedupe   Live  Migra1on   Mirroring   Scale-­‐Out  
  • 12. SQL Server OLTP DWH BI SharePoint Azure/Private Cloud Hyper-V
  • 13. Violin is #1 in the Flash Storage Array Market Up  to  1mill  IOPs  4K  IOPS  in   3U   Sub-­‐millisecond  latencies  
  • 14. §  Speed is key — latency is the measure §  MS example of enterprise use of Hyper-V §  Price-performance is important §  Use dedupe and compression on ad serving §  Turn ad serving requests around quickly §  Scale to massive I/O load that is latency sensitive §  Demonstrate great economics §  Violin Windows Flash Array §  Enable SMB Direct to support Hyper-V workloads §  Use Windows Server 2012 R2 features like clustering arrays §  Fast ad loading §  Scalable for search growth §  Random performance allows superior metadata management §  Least expensive way to deliver the desired business result