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  • Solving the data problem

    When we in IT talk about the data problem, we’re often talking about the vast amounts of processed and stored data moving among devices, systems, and data centers. But the data problem today isn’t exactly the problem of too much data, though that’s certainly connected. The data problem is really a problem of I/O capacity, which isn’t getting any faster, even as hard drive capacity grows.   Slower IOPS means that application performance suffers, and data-related tasks like backups and…

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