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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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Transform your Database Infrastructure
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read now to learn how all-flash arrays can accelerate high performance OLTP and decision support/analytics on your databases.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

EMC Corporation

Case Study: Financial Organization Boosts SAN Performance and Lowers TCO
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how a fast-growing company overcame the problems posed by its storage with an all-flash storage strategy.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Boosting Storage Performance from the Server Side
sponsored by Infinio
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, learn how using memory, RAM and/or non-volatile flash memory in the server to boost storage performance can provide lower latencies at lower cost by decoupling performance and capacity.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Jun 2015

Infinio

Changing the Economics of Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: View this informative white paper for a Q&A piece with Laura DuBois, program vice president of IDC's Storage research, specifically pertaining to flash storage.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

How Virtual Storage Keeps with Modern Business Demands
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how storage virtualization can improve application performance, storage reliability, and more.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hitachi Data Systems

An Innovative Approach to Solid-State Storage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about one flash storage system that takes costs into account, for both large and small businesses. Read on to find out to overcome the management challenges of high velocity data.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hitachi Data Systems

Tapping the True Value of Data
sponsored by NexGen Storage
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out the most efficient way to implement SSD to improve the performance of virtualized storage. Read on to learn how to look past storage capacity with a more targeted approach to managing data growth for smarter storage.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 11 May 2015

NexGen Storage

Driving Business Value with Flash-Optimized Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how optimizing storage with flash can help you cut down on storage management time.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Redefining the Economics of Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how storage virtualization can actually lower the total cost of ownership of storage.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Achieve the Promise of VDI with the Right Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: With input from virtualization expert Brian Madden, this quick visual guide can give suggestions for heading in the right VDI storage direction.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

NetApp

SolidFire and Pure Storage Architectural Comparison
sponsored by Solidfire
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a side by side comparison of two flash arrays to help make your decision easier.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Solidfire

Side By Side Comparison: SSD Architectures
sponsored by Solidfire
WHITE PAPER: Many companies are looking to upgrade to flash storage. However, there are a vast amount of flash storage arrays on the market. How can you choose the one that's right for you?Access this white paper for a side by side comparison of two all-flash arrays to help you decide on an array that's right for your business.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Solidfire

Comparing Solid-State Storage Architectures
sponsored by Solidfire
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to compare two solid-state storage systems, and decide if one is right for your business.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Solidfire

An introduction to IBM Spectrum Scale
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a software-defined storage system that successfully manages big data and solves storage complexities.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

IBM

Case Study: Thai Hospital Revamps Its Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to see how one hospital in Thailand optimized its storage infrastructure by implementing flash.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Advancements in Enterprise Flash Storage Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about a new solution to cost-effective flash storage.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

IBM

Enterprise Storage at the Speed of Flash
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to discover the all-flash enterprise storage solution that you've been waiting for.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

IBM

IBM FlashSystem 900: Value at the Core
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how flash storage can boost storage performance and speed up processing times. Read on to learn about the technology behind a new flash storage system.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Apr 2015

IBM

Analyzing the Economic Value of Flash Storage Compared to Traditional Disk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the economic value of flash compared to traditional hard disks.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

IBM

An Innovative Storage System for Your Business Needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a storage management system designed to deliver higher performance, scalability and agility.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

IBM

Elastic Flash: Enabling Private Clouds and Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how one potential flash storage solution utilizes private cloud infrastructures to allow work to get done faster, make your enterprise more efficient, lower TCO and raise ROI.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2015

IBM

Real-time Compression Results In Storage Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a storage system that uses real-time compression and SSD technology to boost storage performance. Read on to learn more about how the benefits of this storage system provide a strong ROI, and how your organization could cut costs.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Enhance System Performance with a New Elastic Storage Approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about a new approach to storage that will allow you to separate workload operations, free up back-end storage and manage data dynamically between storage pools.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

IBM

Accelerate Business Insights with Flash Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this with paper, discover a flash storage platform that can enable you to access and manage big data while providing you with fast analytics, optimized replication and more.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

IBM

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 these applications, but also the security to prevent data breaches.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

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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