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Not Achieving the SSD Performance You Expected? Latency Outliers May Be the Issue

Delivering new levels of application performance at massive scale is a requirement for modern enterprises and cloud service providers. These organizations are frequently employing hyperscale architectures and solid-state disks (SSDs) to meet modern applications’ aggressive performance requirements. However, performance degradation

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Lightboard Video: Solving for Flash Read Latency Outliers

The advent of disaggregated and distributed cloud-based applications along with inconsistent read latencies inherent in solid-state drive (SSD) storage media, create a new application performance bottleneck. George Crump, Lead Analyst for Storage Switzerland, recently spoke with Joe Dedrick, Vice President

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SlideShare: How NVMe Will Change Flash Storage

The bottleneck in flash storage is often the interface. SAS/SATA interfaces were designed specifically for hard disk drives not for flash media. For example, flash storage can support many more simultaneous I/O operations. The resolution to the problem is to

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What’s next for Flash? Lower Latency and reduced costs

As we discussed in a recent entry “The Flash Performance Euphoria is OVER” the next generation of flash solutions will be compared to the performance of the first generation of flash solutions not hard disk drives. Users have learned that

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Analyst Blog: The Flash Performance Euphoria is OVER

At Storage Switzerland we have written up more than a few case studies about all-flash arrays. As IT professionals have successfully moved from hard disk based arrays to all-flash arrays, the results are predictable; there is euphoria over the improvement in

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Webinar: How NVMe Will Change Flash Storage

The bottleneck in flash storage is often the interface. SAS/SATA interfaces were designed specifically for hard disk drives not for flash media. For example, flash storage can support many more simultaneous I/O operations. The resolution to the problem is to

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