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ChalkTalk Video: Computational Storage With In-Situ Processing

What is Computational Storage? It only takes a few NVMe flash drives to saturate a server’s PCIe Bus. Network those NVMe flash drives and the situation only gets worse. Computational Storage solves the problem by placing compute capabilities directly on

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Designing Storage for MongoDB, Spark, MySQL, and Cassandra – Pavilion Data Briefing Note

Modern applications like MongoDB, Spark, MySQL, and Cassandra are disrupting traditional storage architectures. To keep storage costs down and performance high these applications use direct attached PCIe flash storage. Many organizations are rapidly integrating NVMe. The problem is that direct-attached

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Making the Composable Data Center a Reality – Liqid Briefing Note

For the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) to deliver its full potential it is necessary to bring together resources like CPUs, GPUs, storage and network into a dynamic pool from which applications or services pull those resources as needed. Then

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Understanding NVMe

NVM Express (NVMe) is an optimized, high performance, scalable host controller interface with a streamlined register interface and larger command set designed for accessing memory-based storage attached through the PCIe bus. Put simply’ it is a better protocol for flash

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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: NVMe, NVMe over Fabrics and Beyond – Everything You Need to Know

NVMe is an industry standard protocol designed specifically for memory-based storage like flash drives. It unleashes flash arrays from the chains of SCSI that hold it back. Register for our on demand webinar and learn what NVMe and NVMe over

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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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ChalkTalk Video: What is Composable Storage?

As the data centers scale, guaranteeing critical applications, the performance need to meet demands of users becomes very important. The problem is most flash arrays, if they provide a quality of service (QoS) capability at all, can only deliver a

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What’s Next after NVMe?

NVMe is a protocol designed specifically for memory based storage technologies like flash drives. The new industry standard protocol is seeing rapid adoption among vendors meaning the data center may see these solutions become mainstream before the end of the

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Making Storage Class Memory DIMMs a Reality – Netlist Briefing Note

Storage Class Memory is a technology that places memory and storage on what looks like a standard DIMM board. The DIMM is installed in the memory channel similar to a DRAM DIMM. Supporting storage in the memory channel is challenging

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