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July 28, 2015
Datrium built its DVX software and NetShelf system for customers that want to use low-cost flash in servers to separately scale performance and capacity.
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.
July 02, 2014
Solid-state storage is proliferating as a replacement for hard disk drives, where it offers a quick shift into the fast lane of storage processing. But flash can also be used with hard disks for a low-cost solution that delivers nearly equivalent ...
July 12, 2013
EMC acquires ScaleIO and Western Digital picks up VeloBit in examples of hardware vendors adding flash software as the solid-state market heats up.
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Enterprise flash storage technology is hot for its ability to speed application performance. See what's up with flash now and where it's headed. Continue Reading
Using solid-state storage as cache can boost server and application performance dramatically, but the kind of flash cache you choose is critical. Continue Reading
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George Crump of Storage Switzerland discusses the variety of ways flash caching can be implemented today in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
SanDisk FlashSoft 3.2 server-based caching software has advanced algorithms to identify frequently accessed data for caching on solid-state devices. Continue Reading
There are misconceptions that flash hypervisors and caching engines are the same technology. They are similar technologies, but there are differences. Continue Reading
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To get the greatest benefit from virtual flash caching, you need to understand how your hypervisor uses the cache and then add flash storage. Continue Reading
In this segment of his Storage Decisions presentation, Dennis Martin of Demartek discusses the benefits of using SSD as cache. Continue Reading
Dennis Martin of Demartek discusses server-based and network-based flash implementation when it comes to SSD installation. Continue Reading
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George Crump of Storage Switzerland compares three common types of caching -- write-through, write-back and write-around -- in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
As solid-state storage and caching are installed across IT infrastructures, Leah Schoeb argues it is also causing a diminished return on performance. Continue Reading
Auto tiering and caching provide similar benefits in hybrid storage systems, but are different technologies with different capabilities and use cases. Continue Reading