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DEFINITION: Solid-state storage is a nonvolatile, removable storage medium that employs integrated circuits (ICs) rather than magnetic or optical media. It is the equivalent of large-capacity, nonvolatile memory. Examples include flash memory Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices and various proprietary removable packages intended to replace external hard drives. The main advantage of solid-state storage is the fact  … 
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Performance Testing of SQL Server on Kaminario K2 All-Flash Storage Array
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a set of performance tests that show the benefits of a particular all-flash storage array. The results show that the solution can support a range of workloads and environments without sacrificing performance or efficiency.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 05 Feb 2016

Kaminario

Case study: San Francisco 49ers' choice of flash storage
sponsored by Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find out how Violin Memory's all-flash array is used by the San Francisco 49ers to store, protect, and access a wide range of mission-critical data. Additionally, learn how the 49ers chose to leverage Violin's flash storage platform to gain added capacity and data protection features.
Posted: 04 Feb 2016 | Published: 04 Feb 2016

Violin Memory

Simplifying Database Cloning with Snapshotting Capabilities
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about how the Pure Storage FlashArray uses snapshotting capabilities to clone databases quickly and easily.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

Pure Storage

Invest in the Right Flash Storage Solution: A Guide for the Savvy Tech Buyer
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In the following, easy-to-read guide, gain the insights you need to make the right buying decision regarding flash storage now and in the future.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 25 Jan 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Bringing Real Value to Virtualizing Hadoop Solutions in a Flash
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares the performance of hard disk arrays to a solid state disk array in a Hadoop environment. Read on to learn about how SSDs stacked up, and decide if implementing flash in your big data environment is right for you.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Micron Technology

2015 General-Purpose Disk Arrays Comparison
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner report makes your decision making easier by outlines the best of the best solid state storage arrays. Read on to learn about the strengths and drawbacks of top vendors, so that you can find the storage array that best fits your needs.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Oct 2015

Tintri

Critical Capabilities for General-Purpose Midrange Storage Arrays
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner report outlines the 16 best storage arrays and takes a closer look at their features. Read on to learn about the differences between these arrays so that you can make an informed purchasing decision.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

Tintri

All Flash FS is Best for Oracle Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at an Oracle-optimized all-flash array that can boost database performance. In addition, read on to learn how you can reap the benefits of data services.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 07 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation

Rise of The All-Flash Datacenter
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Check out the following infographic to see just how flash storage has evolved and is now en route to power some of the fastest, most powerful, all-flash datacenters in the market—affordably. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

Pure Storage

Oracle AWR Reports - Under the Microscope
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how implementing all-flash arrays for Oracle databases can ensure fast processing speeds. Additionally, read on to learn about how to analyze AWR reports to identify and fix performance issues that may arise.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2015

Pure Storage

How to Make Oracle Databases Faster and More Efficient with Pure Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the positive impact of implementing solid state storage and all-flash array for Oracle database initiatives. Read on to learn about the benefits all-flash can offer Oracle projects including improved application performance, improved resource utilization, reduced power consumption, and more.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2015

Pure Storage

VDI Storage Platform Meets Performance Demands of Thousands of VMs
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a storage system that provides a simple to manage, cost-effective VDI storage platform that meets the performance demands of thousands of VMs. Inside you'll explore the reference architecture for this platform and see how it performed.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

Tintri

VDI Storage Platform Meets Performance Demands of Thousands of VMs
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a storage system that provides a simple to manage, cost-effective VDI storage platform that meets the performance demands of thousands of VMs. Inside you'll explore the reference architecture for this platform and see how it performed.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

Tintri

Tintri for Microsoft Hyper-V
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how running virtual machines on solid state disk can help overcome the performance issues that normally plague virtual storage environments. Read on to learn about how to increase the efficiency of your storage in terms of performance, manageability, and value.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

Tintri

The Future for Storage: Part 2
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how all-flash arrays can actually positively impact your storage in the areas of cost, risk, and overall value to the organization. Access now to learn how you can stay competitive in your market by moving on from your disk storage solutions and investing in flash.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2015

Kaminario

The Future For Storage: From Disk to Flash
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uncovers the benefits of moving from magnetic disk to modern, affordable all-flash storage. Read on to learn how you can migrate smoothly to flash and improve your storage to meet the performance requirements of today's environment.
Posted: 03 Dec 2015 | Published: 03 Dec 2015

Kaminario

The 2015 State of Storage Automation Report
sponsored by SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a report of current trends in storage automation. Read on to learn how automation can reduce data center downtime by cutting the risk for human error, as well as which automation technologies are most popular among your peers.
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

SolidFire

Efficient Oracle Backups with Pure Storage FlashArray
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how built in features in flash arrays can significantly increase efficiency and reduce costs associated with backing up and protecting Oracle databases. Read on to learn about how these features can be used on other types of databases as well.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 22 Oct 2015

Pure Storage

Microsoft Windows Server Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines best practices for using flash arrays with Windows Server. Read on to learn about host multipathing, SAN zoning configurations and policies, file system recommendations, and more.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 22 Oct 2015

Pure Storage

The Hard Disk Autopsy
sponsored by Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how Storage Switzerland performed a technology autopsy to find out where the hard disk failed and the benefits of switching to a low latency and high performance all flash array instead.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 22 Oct 2015

Violin Memory

Why AFA Architecture Matters as Enterprises Pursue Dense Mixed Workload Consolidation
sponsored by Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: In this report, IDC assess the current state of the AFA market and how it might effectively become the enterprise storage workhorses of record for all tiers of primary applications. From total cost of ownership (TCO), reliability, scalability and more, read on to see if AFAs can effectively assume the primary storage array role in your enterprise.
Posted: 21 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Violin Memory

Data Protection Designed for Flash
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a discussion on the benefits designing a data protection solution with flash in mind. Read more to see how flash technology can allow your business to become more agile and can help you achieve a consistent, high-performing data backup in your data center.
Posted: 16 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Flash Storage Platform Supports Multiple Primary Storage Workloads
sponsored by Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how all-flash arrays can handle twice the normal workload capacity of other solid state storage devices. Read on to learn how you can increase your storage performance easily, so that your applications run smoothly.
Posted: 16 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Violin Memory

Getting the Most from Your Storage Environment
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how to get the most out of your storage environment with flash. Read on to learn about the best solid state arrays on the market, and how they can help your business to better manage data.
Posted: 13 Oct 2015 | Published: 13 Oct 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Flash Array Storage: Best Practices, Tips, and, Advice from Real Users
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines best practices for implementing all-flash arrays based on real user experience. Read on to learn about selecting the array that's right for you, as well as the business benefits of flash arrays.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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SOLID STATE DISKS DEFINITION (continued): …  that it contains no mechanical parts. Everything is done electronically. As a result, data transfer to and from solid-state storage media takes place at a much higher speed than is possible with electromechanical disk drives. The absence of moving parts may translate into longer operating life, provided the devices are reasonably cared for and are not exposed to electrostatic discharge. Solid-state storage media lags behind electromechanical drives in terms of storage capacity. As of this writing, flash memory USB devices can store up to approximately 1 gigabyte (GB), whereas hard drives commonly … 
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