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each of those SSD form factors typically used for? They each are suited to specific use cases, right?
2.5" solid state disk (SSD) -- 2.5" SSDs are devices that can be used as local drives in a server or in internal storage solutions as either a high-speed caching tier or as a tier of high-speed persistent storage.
Tiered storage systems -- These storage systems are about economics. This is a lower-cost solution to all-solid state storage arrays, but still has the ability to accelerate workloads by identifying hot blocks and keeping them stored in persistent solid state storage.
All-SSD arrays -- These systems are usually used in IO-intensive workloads that have low latency requirements, like high-volume transactional environments or cloud multi-tenancy environments.
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