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Briefing Note: OCZ’s new Enterprise-class SSDs deliver on advantages of NVMe

SSDs are about to get a lot faster, thanks to NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) the new industry standard interface for solid-state storage products. It was developed to replace SAS/SATA and fully exploit the advantages of non-volatile memory technologies like NAND

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Storage News and Insight for the week of 3-28 – Podcast

George Crump and Eric Slack join me on this week’s News and Insights podcast from Storage Switzerland. Links to items we discussed in this week’s news and insights podcast: Hedvig brings software defined storage into focus OCZ Intrepid 3700 2

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Briefing Note: OCZ Intrepid 3700 – 2TB Enterprise SSD priced for Hyper-scale Data Centers

Last November OCZ introduced a new type of high-capacity SSD, the Saber 1000, designed to provide enterprise-like performance and reliability for hyper-scale data centers, at a price point closer to consumer SSDs. But many data centers still needed more, so

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SlideShare – Hyper-scale Nightmare -The Potential Consequences of using Consumer-grade Flash in the Data Center

Hyper-scale data centers (and many enterprises as well) face relentless pressure to contain costs. One way to lower those costs is to use consumer-grade solid-state drives in their scale-out server architectures, instead of the enterprise-class SSDs that are routinely used

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Hyper-scale Nightmare: Using Consumer SSD in the Data Center – Podcast

One way admins of hyperscale data centers try to reduce costs is to use consumer-grade solid state drives in their scale-out server architectures, instead of the enterprise-class SSDs that are routinely used in these environments. In this podcast, Shawn Worsell of OCZ/Toshiba

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The cost of using low-cost Hardware in Hyper-scale Data Centers

Every IT organization strives to economize, but in the high-density, rack-mounted world of hyper-scale data centers, the pressure to reduce operating costs can be especially severe. These are the scale-out, clustered environments trusted to support most public clouds and many

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