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IBM Readies FlashSystem For The Data Center

Texas Memory Systems was a personal favorite of mine so I had concerns when IBM acquired them in August of 2012. With cautious optimism, I’ve been watching IBM to see what they did with their savvy investment. The first step

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IBM Solidifies SSD Strategy With Texas Memory Acquisition

In what could be one of the most important acquisitions of the year, IBM today announced plans to acquire Texas Memory Systems. While the details will be presented later on today, we think this is an excellent move on the

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What is a Flash OS?

Flash-based Solid State Devices (SSD) are more than just a collection of memory cards. They’re also not created equally. Components like the controller, backplane, and internal interconnect all are important differentiators when accessing Flash-based storage solutions. As these products have

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Highly Available, High Capacity SSD Solves Application Latency Problems

Texas Memory Systems (TMS) has been building high performance, solid state storage systems for over three decades, laying claim to the “fastest storage on the planet” with their World’s Fastest Storage® trademark. The RamSan-720 added to this legacy with hardware

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Is PCIe SSD Always Faster?

As Solid State Disk (SSD) has evolved many ways have been developed for it to be accessed by the applications that need performance acceleration. The connection between the application and the SSD is often made by the most available, least

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Highly Available Solid State Storage Performance

Getting the absolute maximum performance from Flash-based storage and providing shared access across multiple servers typically requires a solid state storage appliance. These systems are designed specifically to eliminate bottlenecks and latency to deliver extreme performance. However, most of these

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SSD, Heal Thyself!

It is a well known fact that each write takes a toll on the longevity of flash-based solid state storage (SSS), and that each particular module will eventually fail after reaching its write limit. Depending on the memory type that,

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