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Symantec Topic Takeover on Storage

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  • CompactFlash card (CF card)

    Definition -CompactFlash cards can be used in a wide variety of computing devices and are available with capacities of up to 1 GB.

  • IDE (Integrated Drive Electronics)

    Definition -Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE) refers to the integration of the controller and drive.

  • USB drive

    Definition -USB drives are portable, removable storage devices that utilize flash memory and connect to a computer's USB port.

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  • Four tips to maximize the lifespan of your flash memory storage

    Tip -The lifespan of flash memory storage is not the hot-button issue it once was, but you should perform these tasks to prolong the life of your drives.

  • Hyper-converged storage systems=Storage + Compute + Networking

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    Hyper-converged storage systems are preconfigured and integrated clusters of servers that share their internal storage. They boast convenience and flexibility, allowing rapid deployment of applications like databases and virtual desktop infrastructure. Hyper-converged bundles have limitations, however, such as scalability and the fact that they’re closed, siloed systems.

    Many companies now realize they have an untapped resource in their backup datastores. Backup data is often the most complete collection of corporate data. Backup vendors and others are now developing tools to access and use that data, turning what was once just insurance against disaster into a strategic corporate asset.

    Flash storage equals performance, and to squeeze out the ultimate IOPS, it should be installed directly in the server. We describe the alternatives, weighing their effectiveness and making use-case recommendations.

  • Solid-state storage technology isn't just about speed

    Opinion -Solid-state storage technology can enhance performance and reduce costs across the entire IT environment.

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