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SlideShare: All-Flash For Databases: 5 Reasons Why Current Systems Are Off Target

Database applications like Oracle and MS-SQL make up most of the active data set. Making sure these applications respond almost instantly to user requests is a critical function for IT. The problem is meeting the instant response expectation is expensive,

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What the Enterprise Needs to Learn from HPC Environments – DDN Briefing Note

HPC data centers are the harbinger of what the enterprise will look like in the coming years. As such enterprise data centers should pay close attention to a recent survey of HPC data centers, which was sponsored by DataDirect Networks.

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Can an All-Flash Array Drive Down Costs?

When an organization implements an all-flash array, its objective is to meet user demand for improved application responsiveness. But the organization should also expect the flash array to drive down the cost of delivering that level of performance. The problem

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Time for a Storage SOFTWARE Refresh – StorONE Briefing Note

When the storage software becomes more efficient, the hardware it runs on suddenly loses the significance it once did. In other words, storage can then truly become software-defined. The problem is so-called software-defined vendors have to pre-configure their software on

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Ready for an All-Flash Comeback – Violin Systems Briefing Note

Violin Systems was one of the first storage vendors to bring an all-flash storage system to market. While the company had early success in the market, a combination of fierce competition and poor management decisions lead to the company filing

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Webinar: All-Flash For Databases: 5 Reasons Why Current Systems Are Off Target

Database applications like Oracle and MS-SQL make up most of the active data set. Making sure these applications respond almost instantly to user requests is a critical function for IT. The problem is meeting the instant response expectation is expensive,

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Storage Architecture 3 – Composable Storage

The data center needs a new storage architecture. The first architecture, dedicated scale-up storage, provides high performance and efficiency but is operationally complex at scale. The second architecture, scale-out shared everything architectures provides operational simplicity at scale but is less

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