Principled Technologies Releases Research Report Comparing Druva Data Protection for SaaS Applications and Commvault Metallic SaaS Backup and Recovery

Principled Technologies Releases Research Report Comparing Druva Data Protection for SaaS Applications and Commvault Metallic SaaS Backup and Recovery

Based on publicly available data, Druva Data Protection for SaaS Applications has multiple cloud security advantages compared to Commvault Metallic SaaS Backup and Recovery. - July 30, 2022

Principled Technologies Finds That Bare-Metal and Virtualized Dell PowerEdge R7525 Servers Delivered Nearly the Same Performance for an Inference Workload

Principled Technologies Finds That Bare-Metal and Virtualized Dell PowerEdge R7525 Servers Delivered Nearly the Same Performance for an Inference Workload

In a VMware environment using vGPUs in the Principled Technologies (PT) data center, the servers minimized performance loss often associated with virtualization. - July 14, 2022

Principled Technologies Found AMD EPYC 75F3 Processor-Powered Servers Delivered MongoDB Data Analysis Performance Comparable to a Cluster of More Expensive Servers

Principled Technologies Found AMD EPYC 75F3 Processor-Powered Servers Delivered MongoDB Data Analysis Performance Comparable to a Cluster of More Expensive Servers

Compared to a cluster of servers backed by 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Platinum 8380 processors, a cluster of 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 75F3 processor-powered servers cost less and processed more operations per second per dollar. - July 12, 2022

New Principled Technologies Report Finds Backup and Recovery Advantages in Transparent Snapshots with Dell PowerProtect Data Manager

New Principled Technologies Report Finds Backup and Recovery Advantages in Transparent Snapshots with Dell PowerProtect Data Manager

Compared to a competitive solution using the NBD VADP transport mode, Transparent Snapshots with Dell PowerProtect Data Manager saved time backing up and recovering VMs. - July 05, 2022

In a New Study, Principled Technologies Shows Data Analytics Performance Advantages of Microsoft Azure Lsv3-Series VMs Enabled by 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

In a New Study, Principled Technologies Shows Data Analytics Performance Advantages of Microsoft Azure Lsv3-Series VMs Enabled by 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

Across three VM sizes, Lsv3-series VMs completed data query streams more than twice as fast as Lsv1-series VMs with older Intel Xeon processors. - June 29, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the BERT Performance of AWS M6i Instances vs. M5n and M6a Instances

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the BERT Performance of AWS M6i Instances vs. M5n and M6a Instances

In hands-on testing at multiple instance sizes, M6i instances with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors handled more queries per second than M5n instances with previous-gen processors and M6a instances with AMD EPYC processors. - June 29, 2022

Study Finds That to Fully Understand Potential Cloud Performance Requires Looking at More Than SPECrate 2017 Integer Scores

Study Finds That to Fully Understand Potential Cloud Performance Requires Looking at More Than SPECrate 2017 Integer Scores

When Principled Technologies ran various workloads on two Azure instances, the performance differences between the instances varied considerably depending on the workload and did not match the difference between SPECrate 2017 Integer scores. - June 28, 2022

Principled Technologies Finds That an Intel Nuc 12 Extreme Kit System Powered by Intel Core i9-12900 Processor with Intel vPro Successfully Ran 18 Demanding Apps

Principled Technologies Finds That an Intel Nuc 12 Extreme Kit System Powered by Intel Core i9-12900 Processor with Intel vPro Successfully Ran 18 Demanding Apps

The apps feature prominently in workflows for media and entertainment as well as in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) workflows. - June 26, 2022

Principled Technologies Study Determines That Intel NUC 12 Extreme Kit Systems Powered by Intel Core i9-12900 Processors Can Successfully Run 18 Demanding Apps

Principled Technologies Study Determines That Intel NUC 12 Extreme Kit Systems Powered by Intel Core i9-12900 Processors Can Successfully Run 18 Demanding Apps

The workstation handled apps used by professionals in media content creation and architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) workflows. - June 26, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Manual Data Migration to Using Dell Data Migration Services

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Manual Data Migration to Using Dell Data Migration Services

In hands-on testing, PT found that Dell Data Migration Services reduced downtime during migration compared to a manual approach. - June 18, 2022

New Principled Technologies Study Reveals Mixed SAS/NVMe Storage Performance Advantages of the Dell PowerEdge R750 Server

New Principled Technologies Study Reveals Mixed SAS/NVMe Storage Performance Advantages of the Dell PowerEdge R750 Server

Compared to a 14G Dell PowerEdge R740xd server equipped with a Broadcom PCIe Gen3 RAID controller, this Broadcom PCIe Gen4 RAID controller-equipped 15G PowerEdge server handled more storage requests and maintained more concurrent throughput in four mixed-storage configurations. - June 17, 2022

New Principled Technologies Study Explores the Sysadmin-Related Benefits of the Dell OpenManage Enterprise Services Plug-in

New Principled Technologies Study Explores the Sysadmin-Related Benefits of the Dell OpenManage Enterprise Services Plug-in

In this study, Principled Technologies (PT) used their hands-on findings to illustrate how using the Dell OpenManage Enterprise Services (OMES) plug-in could reduce the challenges associated with server registration across multiple consoles. - June 15, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases New Study Featuring Test Results on Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Google Cloud

Principled Technologies Releases New Study Featuring Test Results on Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Google Cloud

Compared to similar Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure instances, a Google Cloud n2-standard-16 instance needed less time to complete several common productivity tasks. - June 14, 2022

Principled Technologies Testing Found AMD EPYC  75F3 Processor-Powered Servers Offered Logistic Regression Performance Comparable to More Expensive Servers

Principled Technologies Testing Found AMD EPYC 75F3 Processor-Powered Servers Offered Logistic Regression Performance Comparable to More Expensive Servers

Compared to servers powered by 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Platinum 8380 processors, 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 75F3 processor-powered servers delivered better value. - June 07, 2022

New Study from Principled Technologies Shows Storage Performance Improvements from the Dell PowerEdge R750 Server

New Study from Principled Technologies Shows Storage Performance Improvements from the Dell PowerEdge R750 Server

Compared to a previous-gen Dell PowerEdge R740xd server with Broadcom PCIe Gen3 switches, this Broadcom PCIe Gen4 switch-equipped server processed more storage requests and sustained more concurrent throughput. - June 06, 2022

New Study from Principled Technologies Demonstrates Durability of the Dell Latitude 7220 Rugged Extreme Tablet

New Study from Principled Technologies Demonstrates Durability of the Dell Latitude 7220 Rugged Extreme Tablet

Compared to three consumer-grade tablets with rugged cases, Principled Technologies (PT) found that the Dell Latitude 7220 Rugged Extreme Tablet offered performance and durability advantages. - June 03, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the SQL Server Performance of Microsoft Azure SQL Managed Instances to Amazon Relational Database Services

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the SQL Server Performance of Microsoft Azure SQL Managed Instances to Amazon Relational Database Services

In hands-on testing, PT found that three Microsoft Azure SQL Managed Instances offered better performance and value than their Amazon RDS counterparts on three types of database workloads. - June 03, 2022

Principled Technologies Finds Ways in Which Dell OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager 3.0 Plug-in Can Help Customers Attain Their Sustainability Goals

Principled Technologies Finds Ways in Which Dell OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager 3.0 Plug-in Can Help Customers Attain Their Sustainability Goals

Principled Technologies walks readers through the sustainability benefits in the Dell OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager 3.0 plug-in. - May 25, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Competitive Study Comparing the Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio vs. the Apple MacBook Pro

Principled Technologies Releases Competitive Study Comparing the Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio vs. the Apple MacBook Pro

Principled Technologies (PT) measured system performance on two 14.4-in. Surface Laptop Studio models powered by Intel Core i7 compute and NVIDIA discrete graphics processors vs. comparable M1 Pro processor-powered MacBook Pro laptops. - May 13, 2022

New Study from Principled Technologies Shows Storage Performance Improvements from the Dell PowerEdge R750 Server

New Study from Principled Technologies Shows Storage Performance Improvements from the Dell PowerEdge R750 Server

Compared to a previous-gen Dell PowerEdge R740xd server with Broadcom PCIe Gen3 switches, this Broadcom PCIe Gen4 switch-equipped server processed more storage requests and sustained more concurrent throughput. - April 26, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study Capturing the Network Impact of Monitoring Environments with Dell CloudIQ

Principled Technologies Releases Study Capturing the Network Impact of Monitoring Environments with Dell CloudIQ

In hands-on testing, Principled Technologies (PT) found that using CloudIQ to monitor an environment with multiple host counts had minimal impact on network bandwidth. - April 13, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Drop Ship Provisioning from Dell for VMware Workspace ONE to a Traditional Provisioning Process

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Drop Ship Provisioning from Dell for VMware Workspace ONE to a Traditional Provisioning Process

Study finds that both online and offline Dell provisioning services for VMware Workspace ONE can deliver ready-to-work PCs faster and easier than the traditional provisioning process PT used. - April 13, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Report Exploring Dell Solutions for Hybrid Cloud, On-Premises Private Cloud, and Public Cloud

Principled Technologies Releases Report Exploring Dell Solutions for Hybrid Cloud, On-Premises Private Cloud, and Public Cloud

The report includes both research and the results of hands-on testing on a Tanzu cluster of Dell PowerEdge R7525 rack servers powered by 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 7763 processors. - April 12, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases a Report That Shows the Dell EMC PowerEdge R840 Server Provided Strong VDI Performance for Power Users

Principled Technologies Releases a Report That Shows the Dell EMC PowerEdge R840 Server Provided Strong VDI Performance for Power Users

Principled Technologies (PT) captured VDI performance of a Dell EMC PowerEdge R840 server powered by 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors. - April 06, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Remediation with Red Hat Smart Management vs. a Manual, Scripted Workflow on Four Common Maintenance Use Cases

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Remediation with Red Hat Smart Management vs. a Manual, Scripted Workflow on Four Common Maintenance Use Cases

In hands-on testing, PT found that using Red Hat Smart Management saved time compared to a using a manual scripted workflow to detect and remediate four types of configuration issues in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment. - March 25, 2022

Dell Technologies APEX Private Cloud Offered Faster Data Analytics and Lower 3-Year Costs vs. Comparable Amazon EC2 Instances, Principled Technologies Study Says

Dell Technologies APEX Private Cloud Offered Faster Data Analytics and Lower 3-Year Costs vs. Comparable Amazon EC2 Instances, Principled Technologies Study Says

The study features a comparison of data analytics and machine learning at scale in addition to a detailed total cost of ownership estimate for both solutions. - March 24, 2022

Principled Technologies Publishes New Website Section, "A Matter of Facts," Dedicated to Helping People Buy Smarter

Principled Technologies Publishes New Website Section, "A Matter of Facts," Dedicated to Helping People Buy Smarter

Principled Technologies publishes collections of studies to help people make smarter buying decisions. - March 22, 2022

Principled Technologies Study Validates Key Features of Cloud Security Suite VMware Carbon Black on a Dell PowerEdge R750 Server

Principled Technologies Study Validates Key Features of Cloud Security Suite VMware Carbon Black on a Dell PowerEdge R750 Server

Several Carbon Black features worked on VMs and Kubernetes clusters in private and hybrid cloud settings. - March 17, 2022

Principled Technologies Publishes New Report Comparing Server Performance While Preparing Images for Machine Learning on Kubernetes

Principled Technologies Publishes New Report Comparing Server Performance While Preparing Images for Machine Learning on Kubernetes

The study shows that a server cluster powered by AMD EPYC 75F3 processors achieved a 7.9% higher throughput rate and took 7.2% less time to preprocess a 1,720-image workload than a server cluster with Intel Xeon Platinum 8380 processors. - March 07, 2022

Principled Technologies Study Compares Two Virtualization Solutions: VMware vSphere 7 Update 2 and OpenShift Virtualization on Red Hat OpenShift 4.9

Principled Technologies Study Compares Two Virtualization Solutions: VMware vSphere 7 Update 2 and OpenShift Virtualization on Red Hat OpenShift 4.9

The VMware solution supported more than twice the number of active VMs as the Red Hat solution did and it required less downtime and less hands-on admin time during routine activities. - March 03, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing VDI Performance of APEX Private Cloud Solutions with and Without NVIDIA GPUs

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing VDI Performance of APEX Private Cloud Solutions with and Without NVIDIA GPUs

In hands-on testing, PT found that a VDI cluster with NVIDIA T4 GPUs reduced latency for end users and delivered more frames per second than the same solution using CPUs alone. - March 01, 2022

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release WebXPRT 4, a Free Online Performance Evaluation Tool for Web-Enabled Devices

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release WebXPRT 4, a Free Online Performance Evaluation Tool for Web-Enabled Devices

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community have released WebXPRT 4, a free online tool that gives objective information about how well a laptop, tablet, smartphone, or any other web-enabled device handles common web tasks. Anyone can go to WebXPRT.com to easily run an evaluation test on their own device. - March 01, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the ResNet50 Performance of AWS M6i Instances vs. M5n and M6a Instances

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the ResNet50 Performance of AWS M6i Instances vs. M5n and M6a Instances

In hands-on testing with multiple instance sizes, AWS M6i instances with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors accelerated image classification over M5n instances with previous-gen processors and M6a instances with 3rd Gen AMD EPYC processors. - February 16, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Wide & Deep Performance of AWS M6i Instances vs. M5n and M6a Instances

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing the Wide & Deep Performance of AWS M6i Instances vs. M5n and M6a Instances

In hands-on testing at multiple instance sizes, M6i instances with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors handled more frames per second than M5n instances with previous-gen Intel processors and M6a instances with 3rd Gen AMD EPYC processors. - February 14, 2022

VMRay Email Threat Defender Supplemented Microsoft 365 Standard Email Security to Stop Up to 13 Additional Types of Attack in Principled Technologies Study

VMRay Email Threat Defender Supplemented Microsoft 365 Standard Email Security to Stop Up to 13 Additional Types of Attack in Principled Technologies Study

Email Threat Defender uses data from live threats in circulation to protect users from sophisticated attacks. - February 07, 2022

Parallels Desktop for Chrome OS Was a Simple-to-Deploy Solution for Accessing Fully Featured Windows Apps from Chrome OS Devices, in Principled Technologies Testing

Parallels Desktop for Chrome OS Was a Simple-to-Deploy Solution for Accessing Fully Featured Windows Apps from Chrome OS Devices, in Principled Technologies Testing

Parallels Desktop for Chrome OS also contained user-friendly features and enabled Windows use of certain USB accessories - January 26, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study Validating Real-World Use Cases for Dell Technologies APEX Cloud and Storage Solutions

Principled Technologies Releases Study Validating Real-World Use Cases for Dell Technologies APEX Cloud and Storage Solutions

Principled Technologies tested several management use cases that can deliver self-service to DevOps teams—while maintaining resource control for ITOps—with Dell Technologies APEX Private Cloud and APEX Data Storage Services running VMware vSphere with Tanzu - January 18, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Case Study Using a Pensando Distributed Services Card with P4 Programmable Software-Defined Networking Pipeline

Principled Technologies Releases Case Study Using a Pensando Distributed Services Card with P4 Programmable Software-Defined Networking Pipeline

A Pensando DSC-200-based environment delivered up to 13X the throughput of an environment based on the NVIDIA Mellanox ConnectX-6 Dx on iperf3 tests with connection tracking. - January 11, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Two Enterprise-Level Storage Solutions

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Two Enterprise-Level Storage Solutions

Principled Technologies compared the Oracle database I/O load generator performance and monthly costs of a Dell Technologies APEX Data Storage Services solution and an Amazon EBS io2 Block Express Storage solution. - January 11, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study on Dell EMC PowerEdge R6515 Servers’ OLTP and VDI Performance

Principled Technologies Releases Study on Dell EMC PowerEdge R6515 Servers’ OLTP and VDI Performance

A cluster of single-socket Dell EMC PowerEdge R6515 servers outperformed a legacy two-socket environment while running a mixed online transaction processing (OLTP) and VDI workload - plus, the PowerEdge R6515 cluster also simultaneously supported a Kubernetes workload. - January 06, 2022

Principled Technologies Study Compares MariaDB Performance Between Two Sets of Google Cloud Platform Configurations with Different Generations of Intel Processors

Principled Technologies Study Compares MariaDB Performance Between Two Sets of Google Cloud Platform Configurations with Different Generations of Intel Processors

Principled Technologies compared the MariaDB performance of N2 standard VM instances powered by 2nd and 3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors. - January 06, 2022

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Online Analytics Processing Performance Between Two Sets of Google Cloud Platform VM Instances with Intel Processors

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Online Analytics Processing Performance Between Two Sets of Google Cloud Platform VM Instances with Intel Processors

Principled Technologies compared data analysis performance between two sets of Google Cloud Platform VM instances—one enabled by 3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors and the other by 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors. - January 05, 2022

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release a Preview of WebXPRT 4, a Free Online Performance Evaluation Tool for Web-Enabled Devices

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community Release a Preview of WebXPRT 4, a Free Online Performance Evaluation Tool for Web-Enabled Devices

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community have released a preview of WebXPRT 4, a free online tool that runs in almost any browser and gives objective information about how well a laptop, tablet, smartphone, or any other web-enabled device handles common web tasks. Anyone... - December 22, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Transactional Database Performance of One Amazon Public Cloud Instance and Two Microsoft Public Cloud VMs

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Transactional Database Performance of One Amazon Public Cloud Instance and Two Microsoft Public Cloud VMs

Principled Technologies found that one Amazon EC2 r5B.16xlarge instance with EBS gp3 storage offered higher transaction throughput and lower average latency than an Azure VM using two different storage configurations. - December 16, 2021

New General-Purpose Microsoft Azure VMs Featuring 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Handled More Web Traffic Than Older Azure VMs in Principled Technologies Study

New General-Purpose Microsoft Azure VMs Featuring 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Handled More Web Traffic Than Older Azure VMs in Principled Technologies Study

Tests compared Ddsv5 series VMs with Ddsv4 VMs featuring 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors. - November 30, 2021

Azure Virtual Machines Based on 3rd Gen  AMD EPYC 7V13 Processors Delivered Greater Performance on MySQL and Spark Machine Learning Workloads at a Lower Cost

Azure Virtual Machines Based on 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 7V13 Processors Delivered Greater Performance on MySQL and Spark Machine Learning Workloads at a Lower Cost

Despite having lower Pay-as-You-Go pricing, Azure Standard_ HB120-64rs_v3 virtual machines based on 3rd Gen AMD EPYC 7V13 processors outperformed Azure Standard_E64ds_v4 virtual machines based on Intel Xeon Platinum 8272CL processors in benchmark testing. - November 24, 2021

PT Releases Studies Comparing Dell EMC PowerEdge XS Servers to Previous-Generation Servers

PT Releases Studies Comparing Dell EMC PowerEdge XS Servers to Previous-Generation Servers

Principled Technologies (PT) tested the transactional database and VDI performance of 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processor-powered Dell EMC PowerEdge XS servers vs. popular previous-generation options powered by 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors. - November 23, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing AWS SAN in the Cloud Solution to an On-Premises SAN

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing AWS SAN in the Cloud Solution to an On-Premises SAN

Principled Technologies (PT) tested an Amazon EC2 r5b.24xlarge instance with two io2 Block Express volumes and an on-premises NVMe-based all-flash SAN solution with a transactional database workload. - November 23, 2021

VMware vSphere with VMware Tanzu Delivered Greater Resource Efficiency and Pod Density Than Bare-Metal Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

VMware vSphere with VMware Tanzu Delivered Greater Resource Efficiency and Pod Density Than Bare-Metal Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

The virtualized VMware vSphere platform with Tanzu reduced storage and memory usage and supported more than six times as many Kubernetes pods. - November 23, 2021

Principled Technologies Releases Study Showing a Dell EMC PowerEdge XE7100 Server Met Verification Standards for Three Milestone XProtect Video Workloads

Principled Technologies Releases Study Showing a Dell EMC PowerEdge XE7100 Server Met Verification Standards for Three Milestone XProtect Video Workloads

In conjunction with Dell Technologies engineers, PT found that a Dell EMC PowerEdge XE7100 server with a PowerEdge XE7420 node met stringent verification standards with four archivers. - November 21, 2021

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