SSD Storage

SSD Storage

All-Flash, Go Fast or Go Deep? - All-flash arrays are known for IOPS and low latency. But there is another feature of flash that may end up being even more important than performance; density. All-flash array vendors are beginning to deliver PBs of capacity in a few
High Performance Object vs. High Performance NAS - Object Storage can take on a lot of roles in the enterprise. This flexibility is one the key values of object storage, the ability to serve as storage for a variety of use cases. With most of those use cases
Data Center Modernization Still Needs Shared Storage - Organizations are increasingly embracing technologies like OpenStack and Docker so IT can become more agile, as well as be able to adapt to user or customer demands rapidly and cost effectively. IT’s new found agility, though, requires equal flexibility from
All-Flash for IOPS or Latency or Bandwidth - There is no doubt that all-flash arrays are fast. In fact, for many data centers the performance of an entry level all-flash array provides more IOPS performance than they will ever need. But the reality is most data centers are
Primary Storage’s Missing Cloud Link - Panzura Delivers Panzura Inside As the time comes to upgrade the storage infrastructure, organizations typically consider two options; an all-flash array or a hyperconverged architecture. While both designs solve many of the challenges data centers face, both are missing a
VMware and Data Domain Founders Build New Storage Company - When founders of both Data Domain and VMware are introduced by Diane Greene to create a storage company, things are bound to be interesting. Typically, product briefings from Storage Switzerland do not start with the pedigree of those developing the
Flash for Files - Flash-based storage systems continue to make inroads into the enterprise. Initially those inroads started as flash systems targeted at improving database response time. Then it spread to virtual workloads to alleviate the IO blender. Now, flash storage is on the
Are the Hardware Requirements of Your NoSQL Database Killing Your Budget? - When SSD isn’t fast enough for you, the rules have changed. Databases have always wanted more memory, but the demands of applications like Cassandra and Couchbase take this to a new level. The demands of NoSQL databases like Cassandra and
The Need for Speed – High Performance Object Storage - Object storage is often thought of as the storage system where data goes to die. Its cost effective and data integrity does make it an ideal storage mechanism for long term data archive. But there are times where a higher
Flash is not Wine - Flash is the go-to performance option when IT professionals face a storage performance challenge. The problem is that the price of flash is still at a premium versus what you can buy traditional hard disk technology for. And the reality

 

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