Case Studies

Tramada Trounces Footprint Scale-Out with SanDisk

Leading Australian travel agency operating system ensures real-time business intelligence by moving active data off disks in MySQL servers and onto Fusion ioMemory™ ioDrive® devices.

Solution Focus

  • MySQL
  • Cloud Computing/SaaS
  • Business Intelligence

The SanDisk® Solution

Ensure real-time business intelligence by moving active data off disks in MySQL servers and onto Fusion ioMemoryTM ioDrive® devices.

60x faster report times
3:1 consolidation
Reduced energy consumption by 2 kilowatts per rack

The Bottom Line

With the SanDisk solution, Tramada achieved a high-performance system.

  • Created a real-time intelligence platform to increase customer insight and productivity
  • Heightened concurrency to ensure high service levels under load
  • Reduced co-location costs
    • 3:1 footprint consolidation
    • Reduced energy costs

System Before

  • 6 x 2U servers
  • OS: Enterprise Linux
  • Applications: MySQL 5.5
  • Hard disks: 6 x 15K RPM SAS disks in RAID 0

System After

  • Consolidated to 2 x servers, dual 16-core Intel E5-2690 processors @ 2.90GHz 256GB RAM
  • Moved active data off hard disks and onto ioDrive2 1.2TB device in servers
“SanDisk has delivered a simple, elegant, and very effective solution that allows us to deliver real-time intelligence to our customers, even as rapid growth increases data set size and query complexity.”
“Now our customers get real-time reporting on travel information for the most complex queries, over the largest data sets, even during peak hours. This improves our end customers’ productivity and allows them to gain insights previously not possible.”

Jakob V Bergmann, IT Services Manager, Tramada

About Tramada

Tramada Systems is a privately owned independent technology company based in Sydney, Australia. They are a leading provider of technology to the travel industry, delivering innovative operational and reporting solutions for users in Australia & New Zealand.

Tramada is a ‘front’ and ‘mid’ office travel management system designed to cater to both the corporate and leisure markets. It is fully integrated, modular and interfaces with the GDS. Its commitment to its clients is to deliver productivity improvements whilst maintaining data integrity. Tramada is a constantly evolving system which is upgraded every month at no additional charge to reflect industry changes and client demands.


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