Fusion-io

Fusion-io's Mat Young will look at how radical change is often achieved through distillation and simplicity of design in conjunction with passionate people and great software.
Steve will explore some of the characteristics of NAND flash, introduce the mechanics and debunk some myths along the way.
Mat will introduce how NAND flash can be introduced into a system, either as cache or persistent storage whilst discussing the pros and cons of each.
In this session, we will use Grade of the Steel type workloads to quantify the CPU cost of enabling different types of compression. Using CPU profiling, we will try to quantify the cost of this feature.
ioN Data Accelerator software transforms industry-leading open server platforms into powerful shared acceleration devices for multiple applications or clusters. Come learn how and why.
Learn more about use cases and limitations for buffer pool extension. We will also cover the performance gains it can bring to your environment.
Learn how flash storage accelerates In-Memory OLTP performance. We will also cover limitations with SQL Server In-Memory OLTP.