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Supercharge Your Application Performance and Cloud Savings With Aventra IRON

Application performance is always dependent on latencies associated with the processing of data. Many attempts have been made to improve performance with code optimization and in-memory databases to take advantage of better IOPS achieved through the use of flash memory (or SSDs) and RAM. The challenge is often cost and complexity of implementation.

Aventra™ IRON from ClearDB is a simple, risk free, cost effective technology that innovatively unifies memory and storage to deliver up to 30X IOPS improvement and persistent data for any application, any database. Leverage the immediate benefits of Aventra IRON to exceed performance goals and reduce operational costs in the cloud with zero change to application or OS code.

In this webinar learn how CloudCheckr has integrated with Aventra™ IRON to make this cloud optimization technology a click away for your application and database.
Recorded Jul 13 2017 26 mins
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Troy Mitchell, Director, ClearDB Business Development & Platform Alliances & Todd Bernhard, CloudCheckr Product Marketing Mgr
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