vSMP MemoryONE pools DRAM and NVM memory capacity into a single memory space for use in industry-standard, x86 servers. Organizations that run workloads with medium- to high-memory requirements can meet these workload requirements using an economically efficient combination of memory technologies, while benefiting from DRAM-like performance.
vSMP MemoryONE uses non-volatile memory to expand or replace DRAM. This allows for: (1) Very large system memory: For in-memory processing such as in-memory databases. (2) Cost savings: Deployment of less DRAM and more NVM for CAPEX and OPEX savings, or deployment of larger memory for distributed in-memory data, and reduction in number of servers. (3) Transparent deployment and use: No modifications needed for OS or applications. (4) Easy upgrades: Plug more NVM into the system for additional memory.
ABOUT THE PRODUCT
MemoryONE reduces the overall number of servers for distributed in-memory applications, as each server node carries much higher memory capacity.
Workloads that can fit into a standard, commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) server system using high-end memory configuration can now be executed with much lower DRAM capacity installed. For example, instead of installing 768GB of DRAM into a dual-socket standard server, an organization could install 128GB of DRAM and approximately 700GB of high-performing NVM, saving on both CAPEX and OPEX.
Workloads that need more memory than a standard server system no longer require high-end systems. For example, a standard dual-socket server could now easily reach 24TB system memory. And, previously unimaginable opportunities for leveraging in-memory computing are now a reality: Organizations can finally cost-effectively put a 40TB database into system memory and reap the benefits of faster transaction (OLTP) and analytics (OLAP) processing.
vSMP MemoryONE at a Glance
PRODUCT QUICK SPECIFICATION
- Up to 1:7 ratio between DRAM and NVM, aggregated into a single coherent system memory (DRAM being only 1:8 of overall memory)
- Completely transparent to OS and applications, no customizations or adjustments needed
- Available from leading storage OEMs, for NVMe SSDs and NVDIMM devices
- Redhat, CentOS, SUSE, or Ubuntu operating systems
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