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There’s More to Optimizing App Performance Than Maximizing CPU Availability

By Sumeet Singh on June 16, 2016

When running on software-defined infrastructure, applications share physical hardware resources. Resource contention on a host can lead to reduced and unpredictable performance of an application.

TL;DR… It does not matter how much CPU is available if workloads are competing for memory.
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May is for Momentum

By Sumeet Singh on May 06, 2016

This spring has been crazy at AppFormix, and I mean that in the best possible sense. So many good things have come to fruition that it’s amazing to think that it was less than a year ago when we announced that AppFormix was exiting stealth mode with our solution for moving slow, sleepy monitoring technology into the service-optimization era.

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AppFormix and Intel RDT Integration: Orchestrating Virtual Machines on OpenStack

By Parantap Roy on April 01, 2016

AppFormix, with the integration of its software set on the Intel Resource Director Technology (RDT), redefines cloud optimization through its cutting edge technology.

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Meet Your Noisy Neighbor, Container

By Parantap Roy on March 31, 2016

We’ve all had one at one point or another. Usually, the culprit is a person or a group of people who are misbehaving, acting out, and causing a ruckus in your neighborhood. Well, our development environments aren’t much different. The cloud is a shared environment, much like our neighborhoods. And while a noisy neighbor may inhibit rest, in the cloud it means something completely different. In the cloud workloads compete with each other for resources, it is typical to spin up 100s of containers on a single server. In this environment, contention is inevitable and performance suffers.

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Delivering Something Amazing with Intel

By Sumeet Singh on March 31, 2016

AppFormix has big news today. Working with Intel, we have integrated Intel Resource Director Technology into our software. This makes it possible —for the first time— to monitor and manage individual workloads at the processor level, in real-time.

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Maturing the Enterprise Cloud: Virtualization Field Day 6 Part 1

By Chris Hamilton on December 01, 2015
The Enterprise cloud is generally a naive and immature hybrid stack that has a long way to go before it can enable the rich, analytics-driven cloud experience that users and applications get when they run on public clouds like AWS and Google Cloud.  In the first Virtualization Field Day 6 Video, we discuss with the delegates how AppFormix is vital to build a mature Enterprise Cloud.
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