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Using Big Data to Tackle the Storage I/O Blender Effect

Using Big Data to Tackle the Storage I/O Blender Effect

Virtualization transformed IT operations through powerful resource abstraction and workload consolidation. But it has also made IT operations extraordinarily more COMPLEX − especially where virtualization and storage meet. The now-common use of shared storage infrastructure has created an I/O blender effect that plagues IT teams daily with visibility and resource contention issues.

Watch this webinar to learn:

  • What is the I/O blender effect and its impact on IT ops
  • Why traditional tools and approaches fall short
  • How Big Data analytics cut through the complexity to provide clear visibility
  • How data-driven insights help you accelerate performance troubleshooting, reduce waste, and make smarter storage purchase decisions


Earl Follis, Senior Analyst, SSG-Now
Earl Follis is an analyst with SSG-Now, a well-known analyst firm that focuses on realistic storage and systems solutions for today’s data centers. Earl is a long-time IT professional who has worked as a technical trainer, a technical evangelist, a network administrator, and in other IT positions for a number of large enterprises including IBM and Dell. He’s also the co-author of numerous books, including …For Dummies titles on Windows Server and NetWare, and writes for many print and online publications.

Krishna Raj Raja, Product Management, CloudPhysics
Krishna is a founding member of the CloudPhysics team and a widely regarded expert in VMware performance and capacity management. Prior to CloudPhysics, he was at VMware for more than 10 years specifically focusing on virtualization core platform performance. He is a popular a speaker at industry conferences such as VMworld and Strata. You may know him in the twitterverse as @esxtopguru.

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CloudPhysics CloudPhysics provides data-driven insights for smarter IT, with operational analytics that give IT teams more power than ever before to understand, troubleshoot, and optimize their virtualized data centers, reducing risk and waste. The company, based in Mountain View, Calif., serves thousands of users worldwide across a variety of industries, and is backed by Mayfield, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Icon Ventures.

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