SSD utility and application tools News
July 16, 2014
Key to OCZ's new SQL Accelerator is Direct Pass Caching software that abstracts data at the block level.
June 25, 2014
Software plug-in for SolidFire SSD array enables its all-flash systems to communicate with VMware's vSphere Storage I/O Control.
December 13, 2013
Violin Memory, Western Digital and Toshiba release flash products, including management software and a drive that combines flash and traditional disk.
November 08, 2013
Sanbolic Melio 5.5 storage and data management software platform expands hardware support to solid-state drives and PCIe flash.
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Greg Schulz discusses some of the key principles of automated storage tiering and some of the considerations facing IT administrators in this Q&A. Continue Reading
DRAM/NVRAM caching provides SSD systems with better performance while reducing flash SSD write amplification. Continue Reading
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George Crump of Storage Switzerland discusses pros and cons of file and block flash caching and how they can be implemented in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
Sub-LUN automated tiering can maximize SSD effectiveness. Learn the importance of choosing the right page size for sub-LUN automated tiering. Continue Reading
Marc Staimer, founder of Dragon Slayer Consulting, discusses how to choose the right SSD application for VDI boot storms in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
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EMC (@EMCflash) today announced some new, enhanced, renamed and a rebrand flash solid-state device (SSD) storage portfolio around theme of XtremIO....Continue Reading
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NetApp announced the other day a new all nand flash solid-state devices (SSD) storage system called the EF540 that is available now. The EF540 has...Continue Reading
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In this interview, DataCore Chairman Ziya Aral talks about the relevance of SSDs and the way software-defined storage can help SSD performance. Continue Reading
Leah Schoeb of Evaluator Group discusses sub-LUN auto tiering performance considerations in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
If you want to do your solid-state drive installation yourself, following these six tips will make the process smoother. Continue Reading
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Brien Posey examines the advantages (less heat, less energy than hard drives) and disadvantages (less capacity at a higher cost) of investing in SSDs. Continue Reading
Leah Schoeb, senior partner with Evaluator Group, discusses how cloud providers are using flash today in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
This collection of recent expert advice offers info about "Tier 0" storage, aka using flash as the top tier of a tiered storage system. Continue Reading