Using Performance Acceleration Module in Exchange 2007 Solutions

Date Added: Jun 2009
Format: PDF

In this paper, a specific implementation of PAM, namely PAM I, a PCI Express X4 card with 16GB of SDRAM (together with its software component), was tested using two vastly different Exchange 2007 configurations. Both configurations benefited from the use of PAM. Microsoft Exchange Server is an I/O-intensive application that requires a reliable and high-performance storage system to function correctly. Jetstress is a Microsoft tool that can accurately simulate Exchange I/O characteristics and validate the performance and reliability of the Exchange storage solutions. Jetstress is also a testing harness of ESRP, a Microsoft Exchange Solution Reviewed Program, for facilitating third-party Exchange storage testing and solution publishing [3].