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Enrollment Starting for VeloBit HyperCache Version 2.0 Beta Program

The release of VeloBit version 1.0 seems like just the other day, but we’re already close to releasing version 2.0. So we’re starting enrollment for our beta program. Here’s why interested IT folks like you would want to enroll in it:

  • No-cost use of the VeloBit HyperCache beta product until release.
    • This means your servers, applications, and databases can have tremendous performance improvements for free!
    • You can confidently accelerate your production environment as soon as VeloBit 2.0 is released, because you have already tested it in your environment.
  • Discounted purchase price when it is released as a ‘thank you’ for your assistance.
    • The amount of discount will reflect your participation level in the beta: you help us a lot, we’ll hook you up!
  • Direct contact with our engineering team.
  • Access to product earlier than your buddies who must wait for the GA version.
  • The released version will already be known to perform well in your environment.

In return for all that goodness, we need a few things from you to help make the product more successful:

  • Install and try out the product in a realistic test environment
  • Provide us with feedback on the product, and help us track down bugs you encounter
  • Give us detailed before-and-after performance results and environment information
  • Permission to name and quote you in press releases, describing your experiences
  • Your cooperation with VeloBit writing a case study of your environment and results


If you’re ready to start, send an email to [email protected] with the subject "2.0 Beta Enrollment" and we’ll get you started.

These are the improvements in VeloBit HyperCache for Linux version 2.0:

Benefit

Detail

Acceleration of applications immediately after reboot When you reboot your operating system, the cache remembers past ‘hot’ data and does not take time to re-learn the access patterns.
Higher performance for mission critical data Rather than writing mission critical data to slow disk immediately, VeloBit 2.0 caches it to fast SSD and destages it to disk in smart ways, even when bad things happen (like power failures).
Higher performance for incompressible data Better use of RAM for incompressible data
Higher performance for compressible data Higher granularity in migrating between RAM and SSD
Higher general performance Improvements in similarity detection and compression
Higher performance in reliable SSD configurations Infinite maximum time until forcing write to disk
Seamless upgrade without restarting systems By default, the above improvements are enabled upon upgrade, including ‘accelerating applications immediately after reboot’ and ‘higher performance for mission critical data.’


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Peter Velikin has 12 years of experience creating new markets and commercializing products in multiple high tech industries. Prior to VeloBit, he was VP Marketing at Zmags, a SaaS-based digital content platform for e-commerce and mobile devices, where he managed all aspects of marketing, product management, and business development. Prior to that, Peter was Director of Product and Market Strategy at PTC, responsible for PTC’s publishing, content management, and services solutions. Prior to PTC, Peter was at EMC Corporation, where he held roles in product management, business development, and engineering program management.

Peter has an MS in Electrical Engineering from Boston University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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