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Software Recommendation with Dell Compellent SAN and Condusiv Velocity

Posted on 2015-02-18
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Hello All,

A colleague of mine is looking to purchase Condusiv Velocity but wanted to know if it is worth it. A little bit about the environment:

Fully virtualized Hyper-V 2012 R2 environment running on a Dell Compellent SAN. The Dell Compellent is a Tiered Storage solution meaning that all of the writes ideally take place on Tier 1 and the data progresses to Tier 3 until a change is made.

My colleague is interested in buying Condusiv Velocity but my concern is that the application will work a lot like Disk keeper and make all of the Data funnel into Tier 1 storage because it has a continuing defrag happening.

Has anybody used Velocity? Do you feel it's a valuable purchase?
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The question may be why are you looking at Condusiv, and why isn't the Compellent providing enough performance?

I haven't used Condusiv myself, but they offer a free trial so you can test it. It looks like big part of what they do it organize the writes to generate fewer IOPS, and also do read caching to improve IOPS. It isn't just like the old Diskkeeper that did defragmentation.

You can also try just enabling CSV caching.
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/clustering/archive/2012/03/22/10286676.aspx
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