Laptop SSD, desktop SSD, and other implementations News
August 12, 2015
SanDisk upgrades CloudSpeed Ultra SATA SSD, the highest performing SSD of its CloudSpeed family of drives for enterprises and cloud use.
December 18, 2014
Startup's FuzeDrive Server software device provides kernel-level tiering that promotes hot writes to flash and keeps it there until displaced by newer data.
November 21, 2014
Toshiba's OCZ Storage Solutions subsidiary caps eventful year by adding read-intensive Saber 1000 SSDs aimed at hyper-scale environments.
December 13, 2013
Violin Memory, Western Digital and Toshiba release flash products, including management software and a drive that combines flash and traditional disk.
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A 3.5 solid-state drive (SSD) is a data storage device designed for the 3.5-inch hard disk drive (HDD) form factor. It fits into the drive slot as a same-sized HDD in a portable computer, enterprise server, or storage system. Continue Reading
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NVM Express flash drives promise capacity and throughput, but there are some factors limiting adoption of the technology. Continue Reading
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As the price of flash SSD storage continues to fall, it becomes more attractive for object storage, which otherwise counts on big, slow and cheap HDDs. Continue Reading
Colm Keegan looks at why disk-to-disk backup solutions may offer poor performance for shops running flash for primary storage. Continue Reading
Micron announced its Replay-Protection Monotonic Counter (RPMC) feature is now available for its serial NOR flash memory devices. Continue Reading
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In this answer, expert Brien Posey explains the benefits of using solid-state disks (SSDs) at the desktop level, and when the transition is a good idea. Continue Reading
Learn what value can be gained from combining SSD storage with virtual desktop infrastructures in this tip from Mark Peters. Continue Reading
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In this Expert Answer, Leah Schoeb of Evaluator Group discusses the top three mistakes people make when switching from HDD to SSD storage. Continue Reading
Leah Schoeb, partner with Evaluator Group, discusses the important considerations for selecting the right laptop SSD. Continue Reading
Independent storage expert Marc Staimer discusses how flash vendors cram more capacity onto smaller chips through the use of shrinking die sizes. Continue Reading