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DEFINITION: Flash memory (sometimes called "flash RAM") is a type of constantly-powered nonvolatile memory that can be erased and reprogrammed in units of memory called blocks. It is a variation of electrically erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM) which, unlike flash memory, is erased and rewritten at the byte level, which is slower than flash memory updating. Flash memory is often used to hold control  … 
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Beginner’s Guide to Storage Area Networks
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a helpful buyer's guide to those starting to look at SAN options. Read on to learn about how SAN works, how DAS compares to SAN, and more.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 28 Jul 2015

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource from Gartner details the vendors with the most efficient flash storage offerings. Download now for an inside look at which systems performance strongest so you can make the best decision possible.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

IBM

AFA Performance Testing Framework
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Download IDC's AFA Performance Testing Framework report where IDC discusses the important considerations in developing and executing a performance testing regimen against AFAs in end-user-focused proof-of-concept testing (rather than vendor development testing).
Posted: 20 Jul 2015 | Published: 20 Jul 2015

Pure Storage

Five Reasons to Run MS-SQL on All-Flash Arrays
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: In this article StorageSwiss explains the total benefits of an All-Flash MS-SQL environment.
Posted: 20 Jul 2015 | Published: 20 Jul 2015

Pure Storage

Increase Database Performance with SSD
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how solid state storage can help boost the performance of databases like SQL. Read on to find out about the benefits of pairing SSD with SQL including lower latency, faster performance, simplified management, and more.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 17 Jul 2015

Micron Technology

Pure Storage Introduces a New Technology Upgrade Model with Evergreen Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This IDC White Paper assesses Pure Storage's Evergreen Storage concept, reviewing both existing approaches and this new approach in terms of their impacts on customers and their business and financial implications.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Pure Storage

Improving Flash in the Mature Solid-State Market
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how the collaboration of two companies has led to increased availability in flash storage. Read on to learn about how this collaboration can benefit SAS end-users and enterprises alike
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Micron Technology

The Economic Impact of Flash Platforms
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Forrester white paper that examines ROI that enterprises may realize by adopting FlexPod for business-critical application workloads such as Oracle databases and Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint Server for communications & collaboration.
Posted: 15 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

NetApp

ESG Report: Wide-Ranging Business Objectives Demand a Wide Range of Flash Options
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores multiple paths to flash storage and why it's your single best strategy for making faster decisions, serving your customers quicker, and gaining a competitive advantage.
Posted: 14 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

NetApp

ESG Lab Validation: NetApp EF560 All Flash Array for Oracle: Enterprise Storage for Latency-sensitive Databases
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This ESG Lab Report test the real world performance, reliability, availability, and serviceability of NetApp EF-Series all flash arrays in Oracle database environments.
Posted: 14 Jul 2015 | Published: 14 Jul 2015

NetApp

Investing Strategically in All Flash Arrays
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the broader, positive impact that SSD and, more specifically the all flash storage array, will have on enterprise IT.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015

NetApp

Driving Business Value from Flash-Optimized Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how to grow business value from flash-optimized storage.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

NetApp

Flash Storage Hits Its Stride in the Data Center
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how enterprises are using hybrid-flash and all-flash storage arrays to speed up application performance and surprisingly, lover their total cost of storage ownership.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Dell, Inc.

Embracing Flash Storage: Caveats and Considerations
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explores the performance gap between CPUs and hard disk storage over the past 25 years and showcases comprehensive flash storage technology designed to bridge this widening gap by delivering immense performance and economic benefits.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Busting Solid-State Storage Myths: Maximizing the Impact of Flash
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to bust common solid state storage myths, and find out exactly how some companies are using flash to reach their data storage goals.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Tips to Accelerating EHR Systems and Improve Productivity
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the ultimate storage solution that provides the best virtual desktop experience in the healthcare industry.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Pure Storage

An Inside Look at All-Flash HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage Benefits
sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® processors
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about several benefits that customers have experienced from this all-flash storage array.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

HP and Intel® Xeon® processors

Investing in the Right Flash Storage: A Guide for the Savvy Tech Buyer
sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® processors
WHITE PAPER: Access this easy-to read buyer's guide for a list of questions you should ask when looking to purchase a flash storage system, as well as things to consider. Read on so that you can make sure you get a strong return on your flash storage investment.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 02 Jun 2015

HP and Intel® Xeon® processors

Forrester Report: The Economic Impact of Storage on Healthcare Orgs
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper for a framework used to evaluate the potential financial impact of an all-flash storage solution within healthcare organizations.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Pure Storage

Keep Your Data Secure: Fighting Back With Flash
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the benefits of hardware encryption for strengthening data security across the enterprise while freeing up IT to take on other important data center tasks.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

Micron Technology

Big Data Analytics and Flash-Based Storage: Smaller, Simpler, Faster and Better
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the specific advantages of flash adoption, the high performance level of SSDs, and how this technology is providing businesses with a competitive edge.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

Micron Technology

Federal Agencies: Optimize Your Data Center with Flash
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives suggestions for federal government agencies interested in enhancing their data center with flash technology.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

Pure Storage

Simplicity and Security: Achieving Data Protection in Educational Institutions and State and Local Governments
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how you can achieve storage and tight security with one product – just the right strategy for the big security needs and small budgets of public institutions.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Pure Storage

Invest in the Right Flash Storage Solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Processor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper acts as a buyer's guide to flash storage, and can help you to easily narrow your search.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Processor  Intel® Xeon®)

A Closer Look at All-Flash Arrays in the Data Center
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how all-flash arrays can improve data center agility so that you can avoid bottlenecks.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 22 Jun 2015

EMC Corporation
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FLASH MEMORY DEFINITION (continued): …  code such as the basic input/output system (BIOS) in a personal computer. When BIOS needs to be changed (rewritten), the flash memory can be written to in block (rather than byte) sizes, making it easy to update. On the other hand, flash memory is not useful as random access memory (RAM) because RAM needs to be addressable at the byte (not the block) level.Flash memory gets its name because the microchip is organized so that a section of memory cells are erased in a single action or "flash." The erasure is caused by Fowler-Nordheim tunneling in which electrons pierce through a thin dielectric … 
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