The Cloud Advisory Council provides best practices, that through experience and research, have shown to improve applications productivity of cloud services. The Cloud Advisory Council is encouraging ISV and users to provide their feedback and suggest other applications or cloud solutions for future best practices.
Zadara: Getting Great Storage Performance in the Cloud
It is no secret that storage performance is one of the main challenges for applications in the cloud. The storage performance problem in the cloud has multiple facets. It is not just low vs. high performance; it’s also the fact that performance varies over time, and one customer can impact the performance of others. There is also the issue of storage performance monitoring. How does one know if an application is running slowly because of storage performance, or because of other factors like networking, IO concurrency, latencies, etc.?
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