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Formatted capacity of a Sandisk Fusion-IO Card?

I'm interested in buying some 6.4 TB Fusion IO SX300 cards. They will be formatted as NTFS 64 Kb cluster size with Windows Server. My question is what will the actual usable space be once the drives ...
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Understanding NVMe storage and hardware requirements

I'm a bit confused about the recent developments in PCIe-based storage, particularly as it relates to the NVMe specification and its hardware compatibility. While I've worked extensively with SSDs in ...
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High CPU on MySql Fusion-io server

I've just finished reading this old Q&A which had some really good detailed information on a similar setup to ours, though unfortunately our problem (now) is not with replication. MySQL ...
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Slow throughput speeds with fusionio iodrive2

I recently purchased two HP 380P Gen 8 servers with 365GB IODrive2s for VDI using Vmware View 5.2. After using the latest HP vmware 5.1 update 1 ESX installer and then installing the Fusion-io ...
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Do I need to RAID Fusion-io cards?

Can I run reliably with a single Fusion-io card installed in a server, or do I need to deploy two cards in a software RAID setup? Fusion-io isn't very clear (almost misleading) on the topic when ...
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Collecting FusionIO inventory

I have a requirement to write a script that collects inventory data of FusionIO drives from a Linux server. The only method that I've been able to find is the fio-status utility, but it's designed to ...