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February 08, 2016
A lot of attention these days is paid to flash in enterprise storage arrays. Technologies such as NVM Express (NVMe) flash and caching software continues to drive speed advances. NVMe flash drives are an alternative to SATA-based solid-state drives ...
January 06, 2016
Mike Matchett takes a closer look at the future of data storage technology in 2016 based on research from the Taneja Group.
December 14, 2015
Visions of an all-flash data center remain elusive, but enterprises in the flash storage market this year took advantage of choice, diversity in solid state storage.
November 05, 2015
The dual inline memory module marketplace may have to deal with emerging disruptive technologies from Diablo Technologies, Intel and Micron.
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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
A SAS solid-state drive (SSD) is a NAND flash-based storage or caching device that uses the serial-attached SCSI (SAS) interface to connect to the host computer and fits into the same slot as a hard disk drive (HDD). Continue Reading
A read-intensive solid-state drive (SSD) is a NAND flash-based storage or caching device used with applications that write data infrequently, in contrast to SSDs that target write-intensive workloads. Continue Reading
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Why would you attach NAND flash storage directly to the memory channel? Isn't RAM much faster than NAND? Marc Staimer discusses this and more in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
Marc Staimer takes a closer look in this Expert Answer at how 3D NAND flash vendors keep bit rot from taking place, a vexing challenge given 3D NAND flash technology Continue Reading
Though hidden from the user, flash management is important for IT professionals. How a flash controller manages NAND flash can impact longevity and performance. Continue Reading
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Flash management has become more important as vendors push the cost of flash down by using less expensive (and less reliable) flash media. But with so many ways to implement flash storage technology, it can be a bit overwhelming. One popular ... Continue Reading
Some server-side caching products have evolved into complete software-defined storage platforms that can aggregate flash across multiple servers. Continue Reading
An Alaska-based non-profit health firm solved latency issues on its EHR application with some help from PernixData FVP software and server-side flash. Continue Reading
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Learn how PCIe-based server-side flash stacks up against emerging in-memory flash technology in this tip from Marc Staimer of Dragon Slayer Consulting. Continue Reading
Marc Staimer of Dragon Slayer Consulting discusses possible use cases for memory channel flash storage in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
George Crump of Storage Switzerland discusses how data loss issues can be mitigated in write caching products. Continue Reading