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Comment Re:Busy databases (Score 4, Interesting) 464

Shared disk does not make I/O happy.

PCIE SSDs are advertised to deliver 100,000 to 500,000 IOPs. Has anyone experimented with PCI-Express based SSD solutions in their VM hosts to keep high IO VMs like VDI and SQL from swamping their SAN infrastructure?


Comment iAds (Score 1) 255

Facebook is the advertising industry's darling because it allows them to do super accurate and granular ad targeting. iAds not performing as well as expected? Build an integrated ad platform with iAds, iOS, and Facebook. That said, can Apple buy Facebook pre-IPO?

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