RNA Networks Claim 25x Virtualization Boost With MVX 2.5
RNA Networks, which specializes in memory virtualization, has launched RNA MVX 2.5, the latest version of their memory virtualization software, apparently accelerating applications up to 25 times. Read on for the scoop and potential implications in the virtualization market…
RNA’s MVX version 2.5 is a release that provides new features that support more applications and better management of said applications’ virtual memory. MVX’s purpose was wrought out of data center resources, which are constantly being taxed and challenged. RNA comes in when businesses cannot afford to “twin build-out of both storage and servers” but still need to increase performance of their business. Memory virtualization, could potentially be the fix to a bottle-necked lower-resourced environment.
RNA’s MVX works by creating a “private memory cloud” by collection memory from physical servers and dumping them into a “shared, distributed memory” service. It can be used by apps to expend the server memory and speed up storage. IT pros can tweak the server memory capacity, and storage, so they can dial in specific performance out of the apps that need it and the apps that don’t. It’s transparent to existing applications, and apps use the ‘cloud memory’ resources without any change to coding or tweaks to the applications themselves. RNA claims that you can have MVX 2.5 up and running in minutes, and actually providing visible results immediately.
Version 2.5 brings along some specific features, resolving the “memory-as-a-choke-point” issue, allowing admins to extend server memory and then support pure storage services inside a private memory cloud. If memory virtualization sounds like your cup of tea, it’s relatively cost effective, since it works on standards-based components, like SSDs and DRAM. (Though there’s no specific price point out as of yet.)