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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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Flash-Centric Architecture Bests Competitors with In-line Data Efficiency & All-inclusive Licensing
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to learn four ways Tegile IntelliFlash differs from Pure Storage FlashArray//m in meeting the needs of your data center. Learn how to differentiate these offers in their protocol to accelerate any workload, capacity to maximize data center savings, cost-effective replication, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

Tegile

All-Flash Storage: Save Money While Speeding Up Storage
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Despite its negative associations, flash storage is the best solution to meet the challenges presented by modern apps such as cloud computing and big data. In this white paper, learn the truth behind three common misconceptions of flash storage and how flash can meet raising storage demands.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 03 Nov 2016

Micron

Save Money, Increase Performance and Reduce Latency By Using SSDs in Virtualization Deployments
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Server and desktop virtualization have been deployed to combat data sprawl but they have a negative impact on network and user productivity. Access this white paper to learn how SSDs and flash memory can eliminate boot storms, solve the I/O blender effect and speed up access times.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 03 Nov 2016

Micron

Case Study: UF Shands Hospital Improves Patient Care with Flash Implementation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this case study see how SSD enabled a teaching hospital to provide reliable 24/7 patient care and improve clinical decision-making, all while reducing their database by 61%, avoiding the need for investing in additional capacity.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Flash Storage Solution Brief
sponsored by Cohesity
WHITE PAPER: Migrating business critical cloud infrastructures and consolidating your secondary storage for all other workloads onto flash can be complex and confusing. Check out this solution brief to read about two vendors that, in a collaborative effort, have created a hybrid flash-hyperconverged platform that simplifies the storage environment.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Published: 21 Oct 2016

Cohesity

Flash: Fast, Robust and Inexpensive
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: With user demands growing, new storage technologies are required to close the ever-increasing gap between processors and mass storage. In this white paper, learn why flash is replacing hard disk drives as the preferred system in software-defined data centers and storage systems.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016

Micron

All-Flash Technology: Mastering a Change in Technology
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Flash storage is a better at meeting user's ever increasing demands for quicker, more accessible storage than hard disk drives (HDDs). In this white paper, learn about the capabilities of one flash system and how it can give your company an edge over your competitors.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016

Micron

Advantages Micron SSDs—Can Deliver to Your Data Center
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: The modern data center is the foundation for business agility and success, so it's crucial that it's able to seamlessly perform with high availability, scalability and manageability. In this white paper, learn why a high-performance storage solution specifically built for the data center is essential for meeting these requirements.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Micron

Big Data Analytics and Flash-Based Storage: Smaller, Simpler, Faster and Better
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: With a smaller data center footprint, simplified management and decreased power consumption, flash storage may be a better alternative to HDDs for handling today's massive data growth. Access this white paper to learn specific advantages of flash adoption, how SSDs reduces OpEx and more.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Micron

It’s Time to Move Your Critical Data to SSDs
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the viability of using solid state disks (SSDs) to build better data storage platforms and improve total cost of ownership (TCO) for enterprise data storage solutions. Access now to learn how to strategically identify storage challenges and balance the cost and value of storage technology solutions.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Micron

10 Reasons the Storage Future Belongs to Flash
sponsored by Micron
WHITE PAPER: Flash is the answer to our big data problems and the future of storage. Check out this white paper to hear 10 reasons why this is true, as well as some common flash misconceptions, and also how to harness big data.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Micron

The Essential Guide to VM-aware Storage (VAS)
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Originally limited to accelerating HDD enterprise arrays, flash has transformed the storage industry and led to the development of cost efficient all-flash arrays (AFA). This paper will investigate five critical considerations in choosing an AFA and how VM-aware flash changes the game in one big use case: optimizing your virtualization platform.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

Tintri

Proven HFA Vendor Nimble Storage Achieving Rapid Success in the AFA Market
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: Now offered as hybrid flash array (HFA) and all-flash array (AFA), consumers can now mix and match these platforms to best fit their needs and budgets. In this white paper, learn 4 key considerations that will help leverage HFA and AFA flash types and take a closer look at one of the top flash market leaders.
Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Nimble Storage

6 Steps to Lay the Groundwork for the Healthcare Data Center of the Future
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: In today's highly competitive environment, healthcare organizations are only as strong as their underlying IT infrastructure. Implementing all-flash storage can enable organizations to meet the requirements of today's burgeoning data growth. Read on to learn six key steps IT teams can take today to build the data center of the future.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

Pure Storage

How IT Modernization Can Enable Healthcare’s Continuum of Care Model
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Continuum of Care aims to improve patient outcomes and enhance provider productivity but most legacy systems cannot provide the performance needed. Access now to learn key tech characteristics IT leaders should look for to modernize their data centers and network infrastructures, and support the Continuum of Care.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 10 Oct 2016

Pure Storage

Flash Storage: Powering the Future of IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about how flash storage not only provides the performance necessary to run critical, next-gen applications, but also the security to prevent data breaches—including in mobile, cloud, and data analytics content.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

IBM

Flash Insights and Revelations From 1,000 Storage Users
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this insightful white paper, uncover how 1047 experienced users feel about flash when presented with the question: "What surprises have you experienced since you started deploying flash storage in your organization?" Inside learn what they truly feel about flash and discover things you may have not known prior.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Get the Facts About HPE Storage
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In the following infographic, learn about a flash vendor that can deliver on leading performance, affordability, and enterprise data services.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Enterprise DBAs on Flash: Real Stories
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: The following series of real stories from IT dives into the DBA nightmare and reveals how flash storage helped these several businesses overcome their various challenges.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

6 Uncomfortable Questions To Ask Your All-Flash Vendor
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This eBook is intended to help you see past the smoke and mirrors set up by storage vendors. Ask your vendor these six key, albeit uncomfortable storage questions to quickly get to the bottom of things and gain more control in the storage purchasing process.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

Kaminario

Flash Storage Performance Tips
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: With so much vendor rhetoric to weed through, it's important to understand the difference between real-world flash performance and advertised vanity performance. Thankfully, this guide makes it simple to separate the true stars from the posers. Check out these three easy steps implementing an all-flash solution that will optimize app performance.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015

Kaminario

Data Engine for NoSQL: Get Faster, Get Larger and Get More Scalable
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores 3 technologies designed to work together to address the scaling issues of typical NoSQL deployments and increase the value of your database. Learn how you can leverage APIs for direct access to your enterprise data.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Data Reduction Methods for the All-Flash Data Center
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide reveals how thin provisioning, deduplication, and compression can provide two major benefits to your data center. Also, learn about the alternative to reduction: native capacity.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Micron Technology

Testing All-Flash Storage for Running XenDesktop
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how all-flash storage can deliver the required performance for deploying a successful Citrix XenDesktop VDI implementation.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 May 2015

Kaminario

All-Flash Storage Strategies for Getting From Now to Next
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can implement all-flash storage to meet the rising user expectations for enterprise apps. Uncover how this storage technology can ensure you don't have to make tradeoffs between scalability, performance, and cost-efficiency.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Kaminario
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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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