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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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Cost/Benefit Case: Comparing Costs with EMC Symmetrix VMAX 40K Published
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report focuses on two platforms that have been at the forefront of the storage shift. Both combine advanced tiering with established strengths in stability, availability and recoverability that are mandated for core business-critical systems. Compare costs to find out which is best for your business.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

Infrastructure Considerations for Deploying Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this fascinating white paper, which outlines some of the key questions you should be asking about your storage architecture that can help you maximize performance, minimize costs, and simplify manageability of flash within a converged infrastructure environment.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Violin Memory: Laying the Foundation for the All-Silicon Datacenter
sponsored by Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: Access this IDC Vendor Profile, which discusses the emergence of a datacenter, flash-optimized storage architecture that will likely replace traditional storage architectures as the enterprise storage workhorse of the future, making the all-silicon datacenter (for primary storage) a very viable proposition.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Violin Memory

Blog: Key Suggestions for Comparing and Benchmamrking SSDs
sponsored by Toshiba
WHITE PAPER: Access this fascinating blog to find suggestions to avoid falling into a trap when comparing and benchmarking SSDs.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Toshiba

SurePayroll Gets Primary Storage That Pays
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how one online payroll services organizations used an all-flash solution to achieve 4x faster batch processing rates, eliminate I/O waits, reduce test data creating time by nine days, and more.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Pure Storage

Pure Storage FlashRecover Replication
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how combining asynchronous and snapshot replicationcan can help you enable cost-efficient, multi-array data recovery across your network with complete flexibility.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

Pure Storage

Investec Asset Management Shows High Returns from All-Flash Array
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This case study explains how one asset management company was able to use flash technology to revolutionize their storage systems, creating an 80% reduction in hardware requirements from 1.5 racks to only 10U of rack space.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 19 Jun 2014

Pure Storage

Best Practices for Oracle on Pure Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides information to help you to optimize the Pure Storage Flash Array for your Oracle database workload.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 19 Jun 2014

Pure Storage

Embracing Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Fluid Data Architecture integrates best-of-breed technologies combining servers, storage, and networking to put the right data in the right place at the right time, for the right cost. Access this resource to find out why flash is such an integral part of this architecture.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

Evaluation Report: Database Acceleration with HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 All-flash Storage
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this report, learn about the HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 All-flash storage system, which provides the high performance and low latency that meet today's datacenter needs. Read on to learn how you can accelerate your database with the right flash system.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

HP and Intel

DCIG Flash Memory Storage Array Buyer’s Guide 2014-15
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This DCIG 2014-15 Flash Memory Storage Array Buyer's Guide is rich with fresh information that will accelerate the research process and places at the fingertips of organizations a comprehensive list of Flash Memory Storage Arrays and standardized data sheets that can assist in this important buying decision.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

HP and Intel

Tidelands Bank gets 1,000 IOPS per XenDesktop with Storage Acceleration Software
sponsored by PernixData
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper presents a case study in which a South Carolina bank decided to leverage flash technology rather than simply add disk space, resulting in them getting enough IOPS to take care of any latency problems – at a lower cost than hardware solutions.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

PernixData

The VDI Holy Grail:  Optimize Performance without Overprovisioning Storage
sponsored by PernixData
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to explore all the different Flash methodologies, and discover more about the ever-increasing role of flash hypervisors in virtual data centers.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

PernixData

3 reasons all-flash storage might be here to stay
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Flash storage is getting cheaper and more durable. And with a little speed added into the equation, flash storage could very well be here to stay. Read on to find out why flash storage is the new frontier.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.

Flash storage solutions accelerate your workloads
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mission-critical, I/O-intensive applications drive the requirement for high-performance storage with ultrafast response times. The solution? Flash storage. In this informative white paper, learn about how, with flash solid-state drive (SSD) storage, you can heighten response for highly transactional workloads.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.

CIOs: Transform Tomorrow's Business With Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Smart CIOs today are using flash storage technology to transform their businesses – but why? Find out in this fascinating white paper, which provides a brief history of flash and details recent advances in software that make flash easier to manage and protect.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Dell, Inc.

Highly efficient, scalable storage for managing unstructured data
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into an enterprise-class distributed file system that provides you with the tools necessary to manage multiple file workloads in an efficient and simple manner.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Thin Deduplication: HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage with Thin Technologies for Data Compaction
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover that now, more than ever, efficiency mechanisms like thin provisioning, block-level deduplication, and space reclamation are necessary components of flash-based media and can help ensure high performance storage. Read on to start thin, get thin, and stay thin.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

HP and Intel

Optimize XenDesktop Performance and Scale with Storage Acceleration Software
sponsored by PernixData
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper introduces you to a storage management offering that accelerates reads and writes to storage by virtualizing server flash and RAM, allowing 10x faster VDI performance – even under heavy demands and loads.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Jun 2014

PernixData

Enterprise Storage Group White Paper: EMC’s Flash Strategy
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This IDG whitepaper reviews the past and present of flash-storage technology, including the attitudes and approaches around them, and provides an explanation and examination of the logic and value behind EMC's strategy for Flash.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

EMC Corporation

Do More with Less: Accelerate Oracle RAC with Fusion-io
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Fusion-io
WHITE PAPER: This 1 page report provides a head-to-head comparison of rack size, cores, database servers, and more to understand the benefits and downfalls of 3 different storage systems.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 27 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Fusion-io

Oracle RAC 12c Reference Architecture with ION Accelerator
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Fusion-io
WHITE PAPER: This technical resource describes a small footprint reference architecture that is designed for zero downtime and zero data loss, and slashes processor based license fees by 66% while cutting hardware costs by up to 50%.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Fusion-io

The Future of The VDI Market and One Implementation Case Study
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide from searchVirtualStorage.com examines how VDI support technologies can now be used to create a seamless ecosystem of storage, servers and endpoints as well as networking, monitoring, security and other essential tools.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Pure Storage

Storage at the Speed of Wall Street
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find out how flash storage is empowering banks, insurers, and securities firms to become more adaptable to new market conditions faster and more cost-effectively.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

IBM

IBM FlashSystem 840: Technical Evolution to Deliver Business Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Since enterprise-ready flash is cost-effective, versatile, efficient, and capable of supporting I/O-intensive and/or latency-sensitive applications, it's no surprise that flash adoption continues to rise. In this white paper, learn how leading IT organizations are implementing flash, and much more.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM
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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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