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NVMe protocols are growing in importance as enterprises switch to flash storage. Demartek founder Dennis Martin explains the technologies and why IT needs to keep an eye on them. Continue Reading
Flash file systems are designed specifically for memory devices. A well-designed flash device and flash file system ensure flash-based capabilities are used efficiently. Continue Reading
Even though vendors refer to flash memory and conventional RAM -- the main memory of your PC or server -- as solid-state memory, these two memory types are very different. Continue Reading
IOPS measures the maximum number of reads and writes to non-contiguous storage. It is not an actual benchmark since vendor numbers can vary from real-world performance. Continue Reading
An embedded MultiMediaCard (eMMC) is a small storage device made up of NAND flash memory and a simple storage controller. Continue Reading
Most experts and vendors agree a hybrid cloud bridging on-premises clouds with public clouds is the most popular way to go for cloud storage. This handbook examines the tools and technologies required to make hybrid cloud implementation work.
A mirrored site is a website or set of files on a server that has been copied to another server so that the site or files are available from more than one place.Continue Reading
Flash storage memory cards use nonvolatile semiconductor memory to store pictures, audio and video data on portable and remote devices.Continue Reading
Some enterprises are using public cloud storage as a tier for secondary storage or archived data, but Scott Sinclair advises caution before taking the leap.Continue Reading
Panasas is a scale-out NAS (network-attached storage) vendor that produces hardware and software for demanding technical and enterprise environments.Continue Reading
Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or public cloud storage service.Continue Reading
Partitioning a hard disk drive is the first step in preparing it for data storage. A disk partition is a carved out logical space used to manage operating systems and files.Continue Reading
Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory, or RDRAM (Rambus DRAM), is a type of computer device active memory developed and licensed by Rambus Inc.Continue Reading
Zadara Storage provides block, file or object storage with varying levels of compute and capacity through its ZIOS and VPSA platforms.Continue Reading
The SATA storage protocol transmits data in serial fashion between hard drives and computer systems. The nonprofit SATA-IO industry consortium authors the design specification.Continue Reading