Data centers built on frame-based arrays filled with bays of spinning media kept the data far removed from compute. This traditional architecture can’t process, analyze and store business-critical data efficiently at the volume, velocity and variety that it’s being created – much less support real-time analysis. To truly realize the promise and potential of your data, you need an IT infrastructure that can handle the demands and challenges posed by large, growing and complex data sets. Micron can help — with solutions that have been architected, optimized and tuned from the storage core to the application level. The reference architectures within the Micron Accelerated Solutions below give you a lab-proven starting point for your next project.
We all know that solid state drives (SSDs) are faster than legacy hard disk drives (HDDs). Micron helps you quantify that for your real-world use cases. Some of the ramifications of using SSDs in place of HDDs:
The advent of high-performance SSDs has highlighted the importance of solution design to ensure the best application performance is gained from the right SSD investment. Micron’s Storage Solutions Center brings decades of experience to solution design and strong application collaboration with industry software leaders, so you can start your next project with a solid foundation.
Whether you build on leading-edge open-source or industry titan software foundations, these reference architectures get you production-ready in a flash.
Micron Accelerated Solutions are detailed in the series of reference architectures below.
Reduce acquisition costs and drive better results for web-scale active archives, content repositories, OpenStack™ cloud infrastructures and distributed databases with the Micron Accelerated Ceph Storage Solution. Leveraging the combined resources of Micron, Red Hat and Supermicro, these pre-tested solutions – built with our enterprise-grade SSDs and advanced DRAM – deliver high- performance block and object storage services.
When your application needs the ultimate in storage performance, you need NVM Express® (NVMe™). The challenge is that NVMe has been locked inside individual servers, wasting capacity and performance. That’s why Micron has coordinated with software providers to create a software-defined storage solution with our fastest NVMe-based SSDs. The result is NVMe performance with data center-class scalability.
Enable faster time-to-insights from Hadoop, other Big Data solutions, and AI workloads with Micron Accelerated Hadoop and Big Data that can be deployed both on-premise and in the cloud. As response time requirements evolve from minutes to milliseconds, Micron SSDs increasingly benefit the Hadoop ecosystem, for example, without wrecking the $$/GB profile. Hive queries are accelerated by >2x and CPU wait times are virtually eliminated by simply adding to each cluster-node a single Micron SSD as the YARN cache.
Microsoft’s premier software-defined storage solution, now branded as Azure Stack HCI, enables bare-metal applications and virtualized infrastructures to use a single, scalable, high-performance storage infrastructure using industry standard x86 server platforms. Leverage Micron’s optimized-for-flash reference architectures for fast, reliable deployments in your data center for Azure Stack HCI and Storage Spaces Direct.
Enable state-of-the-art data center efficiencies with all-flash Accelerated VMware vSAN™ reference architectures, powered by Micron enterprise SSDs and advanced DRAM. These all-flash VMware vSAN platform designs provide predictable high performance that’s easy to deploy and manage — ideal for powering business-critical workloads and simplifying IT infrastructures.