Flash Storage

Flash Storage

The Architectures behind Cloud Storage - Each of the major cloud providers deliver at least three different types of cloud storage; high performance, archive and cold storage. Each of these storage types share the pay-as-you-go cloud expectation but each differ in terms of cost and performance.
The Math Behind Storage Architecture Design - The speed at which the data center is evolving is forcing IT to sacrifice proper storage architecture design. IT is just trying to keep its head above water; it doesn’t have time to swim. This reality leads to a primary
Why Multi-Vendor Storage Happens and How to Manage It - When core IT receives a new workload, application owners tell IT what storage resources the workload needs as it enters production and what the expected resources are when it matures. Core IT then has to look at its available storage
What Should DDN do With Tintri? - After being delisted from NASDAQ and filing for Chapter 11, Tintri may have found a savior. Data Direct Networks (DDN) entered into a non-binding letter of intent agreement with Tintri to acquire most of Tintri’s assets. DDN is a well-run
The Importance of Consolidation for Secure Storage - The Security Problems with Multi-Vendor Data Storage One of the most common data center trends is storage system sprawl. In today’s data center, every environment or workload has a unique storage architecture. While dispersed storage does allow IT to target
Requirements for a Flash to Flash to Cloud Architecture - The first three chapters presented the flash to flash to cloud architecture as a design that enables an organization to overcome the majority of its primary storage challenges as well as provide a method to improve its data protection and
Flash to Flash to Cloud – Solving the Data Protection Problem - The primary objective of a data protection strategy is to protect data frequently and consistently. The ever growing size of data, the diversity of systems that store that data and the high expectations of the creators and consumers of that
Why Data Movement Breaks Data Management and How to Fix It - The primary goal of a data management strategy is to reduce storage costs. Achieving that goal requires that at some point data will have to move from primary storage to a less expensive secondary storage. The movement of data between
The Data Management Imperative vs. IT Reality - Data management is hard, and with the massive growth of data this task is becoming even more difficult. But, data growth is also making data management an imperative. Organizations need to figure out a way to better manage their data
What is the Value of Hybrid Flash in an All-Flash Era? - When flash storage first became viable for the enterprise, it was also very expensive. Early devices where low in capacity as well. Hybrid systems overcame these two shortcomings by mixing hard disk and flash technologies. These systems added the capability

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