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April 17, 2020
In the throes of economic uncertainty caused by a global pandemic, investors pour $100 million into startup that sells a million-dollar storage system, Vast Data Universal Storage.
March 31, 2020
Containers on bare-metal flash and souped-up processing highlight innovations in storage, aiming for seamless data movement between local and cloud arrays.
February 26, 2020
Qumulo juices its file system with encryption, real-time security audits and other capabilities designed to position the scale-out NAS for denser, more complex workloads.
February 25, 2020
Kioxia's new performance-boosting PCIe 4.0 enterprise SSDs add support for NVMe 1.4 and U.3 universal backplane specs, join Samsung models offering a maximum capacity of 30.72 TB.
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Do you know when and where to use QLC flash? Check out our quiz to see what workloads it's best for and other insight into the latest generation of NAND technology. Continue Reading
NAND flash drives' layers and bits-per-cell counts affect which kinds of devices are right for an organization. Capacity and durability are the main issues to consider. Continue Reading
QLC NAND pushes the storage capacity of flash devices higher, but devices can wear out more quickly than other NAND types because more data can be written to the same cell. Continue Reading
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Learn what types of enterprise- and consumer-grade SSD technology six leading NAND flash storage vendors offer, as well as where these modules are best suited. Continue Reading
Flash memory, a staple of consumer electronics, is playing a wider role in enterprise storage. This guide offers an overview of flash, from current use cases to future directions. Continue Reading
When comparing NAND flash memory to NOR, it's important to examine the structural differences to understand which type of non-volatile memory is best suited for some applications. Continue Reading
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Don't let your storage network infrastructure get in the way of delivering NVMe-oF's low-latency benefits. See how these best practices can fix problems before they occur. Continue Reading
HPE's memory-driven approach addresses DRAM and NAND limitations by incorporating storage class memory technology into the storage infrastructure. Continue Reading
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
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Cost and scaling limits mean planar NAND flash as we know it will slowly cede its pre-eminent place in the memory hierarchy to emerging technologies such as 3D XPoint. Continue Reading
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
DRAM/NVRAM caching provides SSD systems with better performance while reducing flash SSD write amplification. Continue Reading