DataCore: Parallel I/O and Virtualized Storage Deep Dive Podcast with Guru Ziya Aral – Episode 248
In episode 248, Douglas Brown interviews Ziya Aral, Chairman, Co-founder at DataCore Software. Ziya and Douglas discuss DataCore’s NEW Parallel I/O technology. Ziya is an expert in parallel processing and has been for decades. He does an amazing job walking us through the who, what, why, and how of parallel I/O. Including, what it is, how it works, why we should care, the benefits we receive and so much more. This is a very technical deep dive from one of the industries true experts.
About DataCore Parallel I/O Software
DataCore, the Data Infrastructure Software company, is the leading provider of Software-Defined Storage and Adaptive Parallel I/O Software – harnessing today’s powerful and cost-efficient server platforms with Parallel I/O to overcome the IT industry’s biggest problem, the I/O bottleneck, in order to deliver unsurpassed performance, hyper-consolidation efficiencies and cost savings. The company’s comprehensive and flexible storage virtualization and hyper-converged virtual SAN solutions free users from the pain of labor-intensive storage management and provide true independence from solutions that cannot offer a hardware agnostic architecture. DataCore’s Software-Defined and Parallel I/O powered platforms revolutionize data infrastructure and serve as the cornerstone of the next-generation, software-defined data center – delivering greater value, industry-best performance, availability and simplicity.
Benefits: Do More with Less
- Far fewer servers needed (2 vs 10)*
- Apps run 10X faster**, even when virtualized – work completes in 1/10th the time
- Systems respond quicker without adding hardware
- Higher workload consolidation ratios – more VMs per server
- Costs decrease substantially, as does complexity
Proof: World record holder for SPC-1 Price-Performance $0.08 / SPC-1 IOPS
Learn more at http://www.datacore.com/
Learn more about DataCore Parallel I/O, read ‘DataCore Up-scales Its Record-Breaking Hyper-converged Performance with Multi-node Highly Available Server SAN’
About Ziya Aral, Chairman, Co-founder at DataCore Software
Mr. Aral is responsible for the direction of DataCore Software’s technologies, advancements and products. Mr. Aral co-founded the company in 1998 after a 20 year career in the software industry, having served most recently at Encore Computer Corporation as chief technology officer/vice president of engineering.
Mr. Aral is widely published in the field of computer science and is considered a leading authority on NUMA architectures, parallel system designs, data storage and I/O systems. He designed the first-high availability UNIX-based intelligent storage controller in the industry, and his development team invented disk-based data-sharing technology.