Solid-State Storage News
October 14, 2015
IBM's DS8880 enterprise storage arrays are tightly integrated with the IBM z Systems and Power servers. The systems come with an open API for IBM Easy Tier software.
September 17, 2015
ScaleIO Node models will bundle software-defined storage with EMC-branded commodity servers and Arista network switches.
July 30, 2015
More than half of our surveyed companies are using flash now, with plans to use it for more than just mission-critical apps.
June 10, 2015
The latest HGST HelioSeal HDD uses shingle technology and reaches 10 TB; trades performance for capacity and is aimed at archival storage.
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Solid-state storage refers to non-volatile storage based on flash memory. This type of storage is used in solid-state drives. Continue Reading
Flash memory is a type of nonvolatile semiconductor memory that is widely used for storage and data transfer in consumer devices and enterprise systems. Continue Reading
Find out why seamless data movement between all-flash and hard disk storage arrays will be the next significant trend that will drive adoption. Continue Reading
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The Hitachi Unified Storage VM offers 300 TB of raw capacity and offers storage reclamation, dynamic tiering and high availability. Continue Reading
The Dell EqualLogic PS6210S is a flash array designed for small and medium businesses. It uses a virtualized and modular architecture. Continue Reading
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Remote Direct Memory Access is a good way to reduce latency in flash environments and works with InfiniBand and some Ethernet connections. Continue Reading
What is the one hidden gotcha that you'd advise users about if they were shopping for an all-flash storage array? Continue Reading
How much control do you have with all-flash storage arrays? How much control do you have over how arrays handle your data? Do you control the caching? Continue Reading
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Most all-flash arrays perform primary storage dedupe and/or compression to extend capacity. Why are we are still waiting on that for traditional disk drives? Continue Reading
Colm Keegan explains why some cloud storage providers are moving to an all-flash platform and how bursting workloads into an all-flash cloud can reduce costs. Continue Reading
How can hybrid flash tiering decrease reliance on expensive tier one storage and improve performance? Independent storage expert Phil Goodwin shows us how in this tip. Continue Reading