Flash Storage

Flash Storage

How to Manage Data Without Putting it in Jail - Data growth requires a response. For some organizations, that response is upgrading to a more scalable higher performing NAS or an on-premises object storage. For others it is moving some data sets to public cloud storage. Historically, these migrations are
It’s Hard Out There for a Pump: The Changing Nature of Content Storage and Delivery - Content distribution and delivery systems, historically referred to as video pumps, have a much more complicated job than ever before. While technology is enabling streamlining of some operations, it is also increasing customer expectations of anytime, anywhere availability. How the
Does All-Flash Really Eliminate VMware Performance Tuning? - VMware, as it became the standard in the data center, created a huge storage problem, often called the IO blender. Fortunately, as the IO blender problem was about to reach its peak, hybrid and all-flash arrays came to market reducing
How Do You Manage Petabytes of Data? - Managing petabytes of data is fundamentally harder than managing terabytes. Getting management wrong could cost the company thousands or worse lead data lost that could cost the company millions. Problems that you can ignore or confront with brute-force techniques with
Is There Value in Converged Data Protection? - The idea of a single platform offering computing, network, and storage services with integrated data protection sounds almost utopian. What could be better than all aspects of computing already built into the system that you buy? Systems integrating functions like
Should Backup Software Companies Build an Appliance? - A little over 15 years ago we started to see the creation of the backup appliance market with the creation of the deduplication backup target appliance. Since that time, we’ve gone from having no backup appliances to having so many
What Storage Product Should You Use in the Cisco UCS Storage Server? - Customers of Cisco’s UCS 3260 Storage Server can run any software defined storage product that is available as a software-only product. The question is how does one pick amongst the many that are available? Understanding the performance and functionality needs
Is it Time to Reboot Primary Storage? - Primary storage has remained the same for quite some time. It comes in two primary forms: block or file, also known as SAN or NAS. Yes, each of these two forms can be filled with a mix of ingredients, including
Heterogeneous Storage Analytics Difficult to Gather - Knowledge is power. But knowledge in a heterogeneous storage environment can be difficult to come by. Modern data centers often have a mix of software-defined storage, traditional proprietary storage, all-flash or hybrid storage arrays, and even cloud storage – all
Flash Strategy 2.0: Optimizing NetApp with Flash and Cloud - For most organizations, databases are the heart of the data center. Not surprisingly, its IT infrastructure revolves around those databases. But there are market segments like Media and Entertainment, Life Sciences, Financial Services and Technology where unstructured data is at

One comment on “Flash Storage
  1. […] online, check out Storage Switzerland and see what George and his colleagues have to say about flash storage. In the meantime, here are a few more quotes from George’s “Why Low Latency Matters” article […]

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