Eliminating the I/O Blender Effect

Published: December 2014
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The paper written by Jon Toigo examines the root cause of poor application performance, the I/O Blender Effect, and how it is brought about by server virtualization. The paper will then survey some of the approaches that have been tried for containing the problem and will discuss a technology strategy that has been implemented by StarWind Software that shows considerable promise for dealing effectively with the I/O Blender.

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