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March 21, 2019
Pure Storage teams with Nvidia and Cisco to bring out FlashBlade with Hyperscale AIRI, extending its AIRI partnership with Nvidia, while introducing Pure-Cisco FlashStack for AI.
January 09, 2019
Storbyte Eco-Flash drive technology situates Hydra ASIC chips on drives to prolong endurance in write-heavy environments. Eco-Flash stripes data on multiple M.2 modules.
November 13, 2018
Western Digital extends its Ultrastar SSD line, adding a software-defined layer for fast in-memory computing. An onboard hypervisor mounts the storage capacity as usable memory.
June 21, 2018
Cisco HyperFlex 3.5 software adds native DR and cloud-based Intersight Storage Analytics. The all-flash hyper-converged systems integrate Nvidia GPUs and Intel Optane NVMe SSDs.
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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
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
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Adoption of 3D NAND flash is on the rise and fueling growth in the NAND market. Take our quiz to find out what matters about this key technology. Continue Reading
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
The SSD vs. HDD analysis isn't as simple as it looks. SSD prices are falling, and capacities increasing. But HDDs are still a good deal and fine for many noncritical workloads. 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
Storage automation tools offer a wide range of functionality that can benefit shops using flash storage alongside traditional disk. 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
DRAM/NVRAM caching provides SSD systems with better performance while reducing flash SSD write amplification. Continue Reading
Leah Schoeb of Evaluator Group discusses how primary storage deduplication increases efficiency and longevity of solid-state storage. Continue Reading