A few days ago Violin finally released a new, and very cool, solution that integrates its All-Flash array with Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2012 R2. The product, called Windows Flash Array (WFA) provides a huge amount of IOPS as well as all the advanced features usually found on Windows Server. Violin is changing I’ve never had very kind words for Violin (here and here a couple of examples). All the briefs I had with them in the past turned out badly, not from the technology point of view (which is good from the hardware perspective) but rather from the...Read More
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