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Live Webinar: All-Flash in 2018 – What You Need to Know

The All-Flash era is well upon us, and most data centers consider an all-flash product storage tier both realistic and practical. But the flash industry continues to march on. New technologies like NVMe and ultra high-density flash modules promise to

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StorageShort: What are the Use Cases for Composable Storage?

A composable storage system can be virtually subdivided into independent arrays that provide more specific control over the allocation of performance and capacity. As opposed to quality of service (QoS), which tries to make sure certain applications get the performance

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SlideShare: What’s Your Path to NVMe?

NVMe and NVMe over fabrics promises to change the flash and networking industry. NVMe enables storage systems to tap into the full potential of flash storage and NVMe allows those systems to deliver in-server latencies. NVMe will fundamentally change storage.

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Do All-Flash Arrays Have A Failure Domain Problem?

The capacity of all-flash arrays has been on the rise for several years. Many vendors are now claiming petabytes (PB) of capacity in just a few rack units. While these arrays promise to dramatically reduce the footprint of the data

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StorageShort: Why Does The Data Center Need NVMe Over Fabrics?

The NVMe protocol allows servers or storage systems to communicate to flash storage with more optimally. This PCIe-based architecture enables larger command sets and IO queue depths resulting in lower latency and greater performance. It is a wholesale replacement for

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How to Move YOUR Cloud To THE Cloud?

Many IT professionals consider their VMware infrastructure to be a private cloud. While not true self-provisioning, it provisions compute and storage resources much faster than in the past. Public cloud providers like Amazon and Azure have almost unlimited quantities of

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The Cost Savings of Using The Cloud as Primary VMware Storage

The cloud is a vast resource of compute and storage, all available on-demand as the organization needs it. Using cloud storage as VMware primary storage with compute remaining on-premises opens up many possibilities. In our last column we discussed how

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