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Flash storage for applications News
January 22, 2018
Food waste recycler Valley Proteins chose Pure Storage's all-flash converged infrastructure to replace Dell EMC VNX-Cisco UCS for 24 TB of usable storage with Cohesity backup.
February 28, 2017
Datrium's Blanket Encryption software encrypts deduplicated and compressed data from servers to storage, but doesn't yet support third-party key management products.
May 05, 2016
EMC unveils three all-flash systems at EMC World 2016, including new midrange Unity platform that draws fire from smaller competitors.
April 04, 2016
Ferrellgas' switch from a hybrid array to a Violin flash storage array brought a boost in performance as well as surprising reductions in cost and management.
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Healthcare IT professionals have storage technology options in front of them to deal with an influx of digital patient data. Flash storage is one such area to keep in mind. Continue Reading
Greg Schulz discusses some of the key principles of automated storage tiering and some of the considerations facing IT administrators in this Q&A. Continue Reading
DRAM/NVRAM caching provides SSD systems with better performance while reducing flash SSD write amplification. Continue Reading
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Flash is everywhere, including the burgeoning hyper-convergence market. Get the pros and cons of flash storage types in hyper-converged systems. Continue Reading
Storage automation tools offer a wide range of functionality that can benefit shops using flash storage alongside traditional disk. Continue Reading
As flash memory caching is on its way in because of its cost and non-volatile nature, RAM may be on its way out the door, says analyst Jon Toigo. Continue Reading
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TLC NAND flash storage devices wear out quickly, and they're not as fast as MLC or SLC. But TLC devices are a good choice for tier 2 storage and read-heavy applications. Continue Reading
We know about solid-state standards like NVMe and SCSI Express, but some developments, such as using system RAM, should be on your radar. Find out how these factors affect SSD storage. Continue Reading
Leah Schoeb of Evaluator Group discusses sub-LUN auto tiering performance considerations in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
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George Crump of Storage Switzerland discusses pros and cons of file and block flash caching and how they can be implemented in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
Leah Schoeb of Evaluator Group discusses how primary storage deduplication increases efficiency and longevity of solid-state storage. Continue Reading
Brien Posey examines the advantages (less heat, less energy than hard drives) and disadvantages (less capacity at a higher cost) of investing in SSDs. Continue Reading