SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse

Analyze your data at the speed of memory with SQL Server 2012 Fast Track for Violin Memory, the industry’s first all-silicon data warehousing solution. This validated solution combines SQL Server 2012 Enterprise with the unparalleled performance of the Violin 6000 Series Memory Array, giving you the most efficient hardware for your solution, saving you time, and avoiding the potential costs associated with choosing the right technology for your business needs.

Next-Generation Performance

SQL Server 2012 Fast Track DW for Violin Memory features a next-generation enterprise flash memory array, providing an unprecedented, sustained IOPs and throughput. xVelocity in-memory technologies further extend performance gains, delivering a generational leap in performance (10-100x times) for single query execution and measured workload throughputs at double Fast Track for SQL Server 2008 R2 rates.

Fastest Time to Solution

The SQL Server 2012 Fast Track DW for Violin Memory does not require complex database restructuring or countless hours of code rewriting to accommodate data locality or vendor-specific tuning. Any block of data is available at any given time, allowing for any data schema or pre-existing storage layout to be ported over. Any number of LUNs, files, volumes or mount points work equally fast.

Proven, Tested Architecture

This defined reference architecture delivers a Microsoft certified performance build that follows best practices guidelines. This eliminates complex hardware and software balancing and takes the guesswork out of system configuration by removing the need to carefully plan, tune, configure and test various configurations.

SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse Solutions for Violin Memory

Solution Microsoft Certified
11TB All-Silicon Data Warehouse
(VM-DW-1)
Microsoft Certified
25TB All-Silicon Data Warehouse
(VM-DW-2)
Storage Node Violin Memory 6212 with Fibre Channel
Usable Space: 6.6TB
FT Rated User Data: 11TB (compressed)
Violin Memory 6232 with Fibre Channel
Usable Space: 20.2TB
FT Rated User Data: 25TB (compressed)
Max User Data: 50TB (compressed)
Compute Node CPU: 2x 4-Core Intel Xeon ES-2643 3.3GHz
RAM: 128GB
Drive: 520 Intel 520 SSD (240GB)
CPU: 2x 8-Core Intel Xeon ES-2643 3.3GHz
RAM: 128GB
Drive: 520 Intel 520 SSD (240GB)
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