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Optimized Memory Performance

Optimized Memory Performance

Posted by Richard Jones, xByte Sales Engineer on Mar 29, 2022

When configuring memory in Dell PowerEdge 14th Generation servers the end users expect each server to function at peak performance. Dell EMC 14th Generation use the latest Intel Skylake and C … read more
Testing the Limits of the Dell H710 RAID Controller with SSD

Testing the Limits of the Dell H710 RAID Controller with SSD

Posted by Todd Kisida on Jun 01, 2021

Several of xByte’s customers have asked if the Dell H710P controller would ultimately limit the performance of a large number of SSD’s in a server.  While it seems that it would be a bottle … read more
Mean Time Between Failures

Mean Time Between Failures

Posted by Ryan Brown on Feb 28, 2019

There are acronyms for everything now days. It can be even more confusing and complex in the technology industry, especially when it comes to enterprise hardware. Hard drives alone have dozens o … read more
Should You Always Use Read Intensive SSDs?

Should You Always Use Read Intensive SSDs?

Posted by Ryan Brown on Feb 25, 2019

When it comes to Solid State Drives (SSDs), what does Read Intensive (RI), Mixed Use (MU), and Write Intensive (WI) really mean? Are RI SSDs the best and only option for read applications? If you’r … read more
Using CacheCade to get 15K performance from 7.2K Drives

Using CacheCade to get 15K performance from 7.2K Drives

Posted by Ryan Brown on Aug 19, 2018

Often there is performance tradeoff between large slower drives and smaller faster drives.  SAS 15K drives provide phenomenal performance but their limited size can result in lack of usable di … read more