ChalkTalk Video: The SSD Matters

Consumer and Enterprise SSDs, from outward appearances, all look the same. As a result, organizations are sometimes tempted to use consumer SSDs in enterprise use cases or get the least expensive SSD possible.

In this ChalkTalk Video, Storage Switzerland’s Lead Analyst George Crump and Kingston Technology’s Cameron Crandall explain not all SSDs are created equal. Watch to learn what causes unpredictable latency spikes and inconsistent IO delivery. Then watch as they discuss how vendors can reduce the impact of these problems upfront through proper design and testing.

Twelve years ago George Crump founded Storage Switzerland with one simple goal; to educate IT professionals about all aspects of data center storage. He is the primary contributor to Storage Switzerland and is a heavily sought after public speaker. With over 25 years of experience designing storage solutions for data centers across the US, he has seen the birth of such technologies as RAID, NAS and SAN, Virtualization, Cloud and Enterprise Flash. Prior to founding Storage Switzerland he was CTO at one of the nation's largest storage integrators where he was in charge of technology testing, integration and product selection.

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