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July 23, 2021
Pure Storage users can now choose consumption-based pricing for FlashStack converged infrastructure and Portworx storage for containerized workloads.
June 17, 2021
Infinidat's new all-solid-state InfiniBox SSA storage array is built on the same deep-learning software and DRAM cache technology that its flagship disk-based InfiniBox models use.
May 11, 2021
A Dell EMC PowerScale update adds a high-end all-NVMe F900 model with Nvidia GPUDirect support for AI and analytics workloads plus a OneFS 9.2 upgrade to improve performance.
April 30, 2021
A new deployment option for Excelero's NVMesh software-defined storage will target some of the most demanding applications running on Microsoft Azure virtual machines.
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While enterprises must overcome some obstacles with QLC, there is a solid case for its use. 3D NAND has played a big part in enabling QLC use within the enterprise. Continue Reading
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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
Cache memory and RAM both place data closer to the processor to reduce latency in response times. Learn why one can be faster, along with other key variables in cache vs. RAM. Continue Reading
QLC flash memory is best for most read-intensive workloads, while TLC is suited to write-dominant workloads. Discover how QLC vs. TLC NAND are coexisting in the data center. Continue Reading
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VMware's support of NVMe-oF means organizations might be able to significantly improve the performance of their application environments without changing any data center hardware. Continue Reading
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
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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