Use Load DynamiX when undertaking some of the most popular storage-related projects. Save costs, accelerate product deployments, and mitigate risk.
The most common use cases for Load DynamiX Performance Validation Appliances for IT Organizations and Technology Vendors are listed below.
Determine which storage architecture, technology or protocol offers the highest performance or is the most cost-effective when running workloads that reflect your specific applications.
Determine the optimal storage price / performance configuration by varying dozens of settings like block/file size, compression/dedupe, tiering, queue depths, and caching.
Determine which vendor and storage system offers the highest performance or is the most cost-effective when running workloads that reflect your specific applications.
Determine the comparative performance of all-flash and hybrid storage systems when running workloads that reflect your specific applications. Find the optimal mix of SSDs versus HDDs to balance performance and costs.
Confidently verify final storage configurations in a pre-production environment.
Validate the effect on latency, throughput, and IOPS of application upgrades and firmware updates on storage infrastructure before cutting over to production. No more surprises.
Profile storage systems, characterize their performance under a wide variety of conditions, including limits testing; and offer guidance to partners and customers around sizing and configurations.
Shorten the sales cycle by de-risking the purchase for customers who are interested in performance. Complete POCs in a few weeks as opposed to many months to the benefit of you and your prospects.
Speed up problem identification and isolate performance bottlenecks by creating a verbatim replay of I/O traffic in your dev/test environment. Immediately understand what caused the problem.
Storage vendors can ensure that updates and upgrades to your storage system do not introduce new performance degradations before each new release.